American Legion Post 244

American Legion Post 244 (HMGUG)

Location: Glen Allen, VA 23060 Henrico County
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N 37° 39.525', W 77° 29.854'

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World War I and II veterans organized the Glen Allen American Legion Post 244 in 1946. Sheppard Crump, a member of the First Caucus of the American Legion and later the Adjutant General of Virginia was the first Commander. Dr. Alexander McLeod, World War I veteran and legionnaire, donated the land to build the Post. The first Post shared a steel Quonset Hut structure with the National Guard built from state and private funds in 1949. It burned in 1962. This brick structure replaced it later in the year.
Marker NumberHC 5
Year Placed1996
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 8:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 279690 N 4170888
Decimal Degrees37.65875000, -77.49756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 39.525', W 77° 29.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 39' 31.50" N, 77° 29' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2522 Indale Rd, Glen Allen VA 23060, US
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