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Post 294  Morris, Illinois

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FIRST COMMANDER: Harry J. Leach

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1910
"Derived that a post of the American Legion shall be organized in Morris, local former service men have been busy in the last few days enrolling membership and preparing for the state convention to be held in Peoria Friday and Saturday. "The movement has met with instant favor among the veterans and although it is only necessary to have fifteen signers to obtain a charger nearly 50 men have signified their desire to become charter members of the organization. it is expected that this number will be increased materially before the delegates to the convention leave for Peoria tomorrow. "Among.. Full story »
1970
A meeting/banquet room was added to the rear of the original post building. The new space has room for bingo, meeting, receptions, and has a separate functional kitchen. Members of the Committee were Ken Allen, Ed.. Full story »
1980
One of many periodic remodels. This remodel reconfigured the bar from a grand piano shape in the front of the building to a horse shoe shape set back from the front. It also updated some of.. Full story »
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