members met on June 7, 1974, at the Dunedin home of Joyce Durfee Haswell. They chose
"Caladesi" as the official name of their new chapter,
due to the proximity of Caladesi State Park. Helen Patrick Taube (Mrs. Melvin H.) was
the Organizing Regent.
Island is a pristine semi-tropical island, two miles west of Dunedin, Florida, in
the Gulf of Mexico. This Barrier Island is now a State Park and the native woodlands,
wildlife and beaches are undisturbed and protected. Visiting the area will enable
you to see the coast of Florida as it was 1000 years ago.
We offer genealogy
help at Dunedin Public Library, every Thursday, from 1-3 PM. A chapter member is
available to assist those who are interested in preparing DAR membership papers
and to advise of available chapters in the area. At the Largo Library,
there is assistance from October thru April, on Tuesday from 12:30 to3:30.
and appointments for completing application papers, email the Registrar,