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Post 83  Mathews County, Virginia



CHARTER DATE: October 2, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: Mathews Post 83, It was first chartered as Mathews-Gloucester Post 83

FIRST COMMANDER: Major S. L. Freeman, US Army, Retired

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Andy Robertson, Past Commander, Past 3rd District Commander, Past Department Commander. First Department Commander in the nation to ride for.. Read more »

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: 1919 – 1929: Members met at the Fraternal Order of American Mechanics Hall on Main Street. 1930 – 1973: The Post met in the Mathews Memorial Library on Church Street which it dedicated in honor of the county men who.. Read more »

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American Legion Post 83 participates in the 2nd Annual MVRS Chili Cook-Off Come taste Chili’s from seven different organizations. Judges Choice and People’s Choice awards and an AED will be presented to one of the Organizations. The Mathews Rotary will be selling beer, wine and sodas. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite Chili! Tickets are almost sold out for the 2nd Annual Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 from 4:30 until 7PM. Over 500 tickets have already sold. Only $15 each and available from MVRS, and six civic organizations, Visitor's Center and Moughon’s Hardware... Full story »