The Danish Sisterhood of America provides members a means to share their rich heritage with fellow members and the opportunity to learn and share Danish traditions and cultural values. The Danish Sisterhood is open to all people, Danish enthusiasts and people of Danish descent alike.
Our organization was was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada.
The Danish culture is rich – its history long and distinguished, going back thousands of years. Our mission is to preserve Danish heritage and culture for future generations. Membership in the Danish Sisterhood of America is a wonderful opportunity to connect with your Danish heritage, learn more about Danish customs and traditions, and strengthen your connection to Denmark in your daily life. Join us today!