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Post 221  Niceville, Florida

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CHARTER DATE: August 15, 1946

POST NAMESAKE: Oliver D. Nichelson

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In the summer of 1946 a group of Niceville veterans began gathering in City Hall to form an American Legion Post. The plans came together and were completed on August 15, 1946. The Charter for American Legion, Oliver D. Nichelson Post 221 of Niceville was official, with 15 charter members. J.C. Helms was the first Commander. A short time later, Cecil L. Anchors was the first elected Commander. The land the Post was built upon.. Full story »
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