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Post 166  Ocean City, Maryland

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CHARTER DATE: February 2, 1946

POST NAMESAKE: Synepuxent Bay

FIRST COMMANDER: George Cropper

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Synepuxent Post 166 History Because Ocean city was a small fishing village following World War I, The Population was too small to generate interest in an American Legion with very few veterans. The Growth did not take place until the Bay Bridge was completed in the 1954 period. Following World War II, as veterans were leaving the military service, A group from Ocean City came together to establish a Legion in Ocean City. They began meeting in “SACCO’S” Restaurant in downtown Ocean City, and met there for about six months. In February 1946, the group was granted an American Legion.. Full story »
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