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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General John J. Pershing – History brought to life

Chapel Hill Post No. 6, American Legion, is proud to join the Army ROTC Unit at UNC Chapel Hill to sponsor David Shuey, who portrays General “Black Jack” John Pershing. Mr. Shuey is a “Historyteller” and historic person re-enactor. He will be speaking in the form of General John Joseph Pershing.

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Pete Jaeger Memorial Service – Jan 6th

The Post will host a Celebration of Life Memorial Service for 3rd Vice Commander Pete Jaeger. Pete served our Post and the community with distinction and enthusiasm. In fact, he was very active in the Post Revitalization Program and focused on future planning, finances, and membership. His actions were instrumental in keeping the post growing so that we could rebuild and create a positive environment for the next 100 years.

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