About Isaac Low Chapter

logoThe history of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas goes back to 1891, making it the oldest patriotic women’s organization in Texas. The Isaac Low Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas was chartered in Euless, Texas Oct. 7, 1989. The chapter has 41 members and two associate members. There are also relatives of members who belong to the Children of the Republic of Texas.

Chapter members are of all ages and come from varied backgrounds. What everyone has in common is a love for Texas, its history, and respect for all the members’ patriot ancestors.

Interested in becoming a member or know someone who is interested? Contact Registrar Sylvia Hoad, texaslibrarylady@yahoo.com

DRT Motto

Texas, One and Indivisible 


  • Perpetuate the memory and spirit of those who achieved and maintained the independence of Texas.
  • Provide educational programs of the highest caliber in coordination with Texas school districts and the Texas Education Agency, as well as programs for the public.
  • Encourage research into early Texas records, preserve historic documents and encourage the publication of historic records.
  • Secure and memorialize historic sites.

What We Do

  • Maintain the DRT headquarters office and Republic of Texas Museum in Austin.
  • Maintain the Cradle, site of the DRT’s founding in Galveston, and other historic properties overseen by DRT chapters across the state.
  • Maintain and oversee the DRT Library Collection in San Antonio.
  • Maintain the historic French Legation Museum in Austin.