American Legion - Post 58

American Legion - Post 58 (HMJCH)

Location: Courtland, AL 35618 Lawrence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 39.956', W 87° 18.632'

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On April 20, 1934, a temporary charter was issued for Gen. Joe Wheeler Post 58, Courtland, Alabama. On November 12, 1946, a permanent charter was granted and the name changed to Wiley Horton Post 58 in honor of the deceased son of State Department Commander C.C. Horton.
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The American Legion is the largest veterans' organization in the United States. It seeks to advance the aims and interest of all veterans. The Legion has 16,000 local posts. Each year the American Legion sponsors over 3,000 baseball and other athletic teams, 3,600 Boy Scout Troops; also, national high school oratory contest to promote the study of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Town of Courtland
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 9:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 471548 N 3836041
Decimal Degrees34.66593333, -87.31053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.956', W 87° 18.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 57.36" N, 87° 18' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-229 College St, Courtland AL 35618, US
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