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American Legion Post 201

 Powhatan, VA

" For God and Country" 

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Welcome to American Legion Post 201

American Legion Post 201 is located in Powhatan County, Virginia. 

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the War Memorial Building at 2375 Skaggs Roadd, Powhatan, VA 23139

Upcoming Events

Legion Facts

Tuesday, Apr 11 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, May 29 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, Jun 13 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Started in 1919, quickly grew to 1 million members

Legion Baseball started in 1925

Boys State started in 1935

GI Bill drafted by Legion in 1943

GI Bill signed into law in 1944

Legion Child Welfare Fdn formed in 1954

Family Support Network created by Legion 1990

First Legion-Samsung Scholarships awarded 1996

Legion Baseball World Series home established in Shelby, NC in 2010

Currently has over 2.8 million members and 14,000 posts worldwide




Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Membership

If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of The American Legion.

  • Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)
  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)
  • Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)
  • Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
  • June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)
  • Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)
  • April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)

If you know a World War II or Korean War veteran, please pass along to them this information.

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276 Essons Drive Powhatan, VA 23139

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