Native Daughters Of The Golden West, Laurel Parlor No. 6 celebrates 132 years | TheUnion.com

Native Daughters Of The Golden West, Laurel Parlor No. 6 celebrates 132 years

Submitted by Jeanne Allgeier
Native Daughters Of The Golden West, Laurel Parlor No 6.
Submitted by Jeanne Allgeier

Native Daughters Of The Golden West, Laurel Parlor No 6.

celebrated their 132nd year with a luncheon at the Masonic Lodge in Nevada City. Member Jeanne Allgeier presented 75-year pins to Marille Hopkins of Nevada city and Thelma Gates-Jackson of Grass Valley. Currently the longest member is Betty Gannon, who has served for 79 years with the Native Daughters. Manzanita Parlor No. 29 members also attended the event. Laurel Parlor No. 6 is responsible for dedicating many notable historic landmarks in Nevada City, North San Juan and French Corral with bronze markers in stone monuments. The Order of the Native Daughters of the Golden West is a fraternal and patriotic organization founded on the principals of “love of home, devotion to the flag, veneration of the pioneers and faith in the existence of God.” Laurel Parlor No. 6 meets the third Wednesday each month at the Nevada City Masonic Lodge. Individuals 16 years of age and older who where born in California are welcome to learn more by calling 800-994-NDGW and visiting http://www.facebook.com/NDGWGrandParlor.


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