Post 542 Roseville, Minnesota

Post 542

Roseville, Minnesota

Post 542 Roseville, Minnesota

About This Post

What Makes this Post Unique

Second Largest in District 4 in Dept of Minnesota



Began Search for Permanent Home

Jan 1, 1956

Had been holding meetings at four different businesses and felt it was time to find a place to call home.

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Bought part of a Dairy Farm in Roseville, Minnesota

Jan 1, 1957

We had to level a hill to begin buillding our facility and the new baseball field for our team with dugouts that included electricity and water faucets.

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Our Color Guard was Established

Jan 1, 1959

The day and month are of course not correct, but the year are the earliest year we have record of someone discussing their "new" color guard.

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Ball Field Completed and our Team Competed

Jun 6, 1959

Odd that our history is very exact on this date....

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Rosetown Memorial American Legion Post 542, Inc

Jan 1, 1960

Our printed history just says that the post letters of incorporation were drawn up during the roaring 60's

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Stage 1 of three planned staages was completed on the building

Stage 1 of three planned staages was completed on the building

Nov 13, 1963

The kitched, fireplace, bar and office part of the construction stages was complete.

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Rosetown Memorial American Legion Post 542 Auxiliary

May 3, 1965

The Auxiliary received their charter on this date.

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Rosetown Memorial American Legion Post 542 Sons of Legion

Oct 1, 1970

SAL for Post 542 was started in October of 1970.

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Stage 3 Construction Began on the Hall

Jan 1, 1986

In 1986 our history tells us that the membership scrapped the plans to add a second floor to the hall, but started Stage 3 which was to extend out the east wall of the facility and all on a large party room and a sub basement below it. The room is large enough to hold 150 guests and can be opened into one of our other smaller rooms or the general bar area and has..

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Deck, outdoor bandstand, patio overlooking ball field built

Jan 1, 1988

Our outdoor area is a beautiful area for us to host outside activities in the summer, spring, and fall. Many stop in to watch the ball games down in the park. The ball field that we mentioned earlier in our history have now been incorporated into the City of Roseville's Central Park and seem to always have activity. We hold a couple of big events outside each year. Partly because the the number of people..

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Installed our led sign on County Rd C

Sep 6, 2017

It might not seem like an event to most, but looking and the price tag and the training to run it, trust me, it was an event for us.

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