DAR members with Macharaviaya's Damas y Granaderos group on Thursday. / SUR

US women's organisation visits the birthplace of an American Independence hero

The Daughters of the American Revolution paid tribute to Bernardo de Gálvez, placing a plaque in the centre of Macharaviaya in Malaga province

Eugenio Cabezas
EUGENIO CABEZAS

The president of the American organisation 'Daughters of American Revolution' (DAR), Denise Doring VanBuren, along with other members, visited Macharaviaya on Thursday with the intention of seeing American Independence hero Bernardo De Gálvez's birthplace to pay tribute to him.

As part of the visit, a plaque was placed in the village square bearing his name. The DAR is a Washington DC-based, nonprofit, nonpolitical, all-women volunteer organisation founded in 1890, dedicated to promoting patriotism and American history.