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Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion

1919 - 1937

 
 
Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 27, 2010
1. Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion Marker
Inscription. On this site, September 3, 1919, was held the first caucus of World War veterans who organized the Department of Wisconsin of the American Legion
John C. Davis
First Department Commander

This tablet dedicated August 8, 1937

 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 43° 2.239′ N, 87° 54.834′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Michigan Street (U.S. 18) and North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west on West Michigan Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milwaukee Interurban Terminal (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl Frederick Zeidler (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Straus Building (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. (about 800 feet away); Historic Milwaukee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wisconsin Soldiers’ Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee's Bridge War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee's Miraculous Mallard (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Additional keywords.
We Energies Public Service Building image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 27, 2010
2. We Energies Public Service Building
American Legion Marker is located above silver car.
American Legion
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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