The Palm Springs American Legion was built in 1947 by two of the most renowned mid-century modern architects of the time, Alert Frey and John Porter Clark. It is designated a Class One Historic Site (HSPB-36) due to its architectural significance and history. It was dedicated to Owen Coffman, the grandson of one of our town founders Nellie Coffman, who was killed in WW2. It has served many generations of veterans and active military since the 1940’s and we would like that to continue for future generations. There is also a wonderful tradition of entertainment for our military veterans and their families, including a historic radio room and stage where Hollywood greats like Jack Benny, Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Doris Day, Judy Garland, and countless others have performed and broadcast.






























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