|The Letitia Coxe Shelby Chapter was formed on
October 21, 1949, with Mrs. Enoch E. Simms as Organizing Regent. Letitia
Coxe Shelby, for whom the chapter is named, was the wife of Brig. General Evan
Shelby of Virginia, and Mrs. Simms is one of their direct descendants.
Letitia and Evan's son, Isaac, became the first Governor of Kentucky.
We welcome any woman for membership who is over
18 years of age and who is descended from a man or woman who aided in achieving
American Independence during the period between April 19, 1775, and November 26, 1783.
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The main objectives of our chapter are to perpetuate
the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence,
and to cherish, maintain, and extend American History, Education, and Patriotism.
Our meetings are held on the second Friday of the month, September through
June. We would love to have you join us!