Celebrating the New Year with a New Home

In the summer of 1919 a group of World War I veterans gathered in Raleigh to consider creating an American Legion Department for the State of North Carolina.  From that convention, local veterans from Chapel Hill joined together for a Chapel Hill Post and received their Charter on August 28th, 1919.

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General Pershing Visits Post 6

Chapel Hill Post No. 6 kicked off their Centennial celebrations by joining with their local Army ROTC Unit at UNC Chapel Hill to sponsor David Shuey, who portrays General John J. Pershing. Mr. Shuey is a professional actor, “History teller,” and historic person re-enactor. He spoke in the persona of General John Joseph Pershing.

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