Wheeling Post No. 1

Wheeling Post No. 1 (HM1CHM)

Location: Wheeling, WV 26003 Ohio County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 4.051', W 80° 43.352'

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Oldest Post of the American Legion

At a meeting called in this building by Joselph H. Reass on March 1, 1919, was effected the first permanent organization of veterans of the World War which later became Wheeling Post No. 1 of the American Legion. At that meeting the following officers were elected:
P.J. McGinley · George S. Houston
Joseph H. Reass · Thomas McK. Cummins
Edmund Lee Jones

Erected by Wheeling Post No. 1 at Department Convention, September, 1940, T.Y. Beckett, Past Commander, Chairman.
Year Placed1940
Placed ByWheeling Post No. 1, The American Legion
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 9:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 523661 N 4435287
Decimal Degrees40.06751667, -80.72253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.051', W 80° 43.352'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 3.06" N, 80° 43' 21.12" W
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Area Code(s)304, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1134 Market St, Wheeling WV 26003, US
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