“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chatham in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The American Legion

The American Legion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 29, 2019
1. The American Legion Marker
Inscription.  Held its first post meeting in Columbia County in this building when Chatham Post 42 convened here July 12, 1919
Erected 1955.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is July 12, 1919.
Location. 42° 21.822′ N, 73° 35.698′ W. Marker is in Chatham, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. In from of Tracy Memorial Hall at the traffic circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 77 Main Street, Chatham NY 12037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tracy Memorial Village Hall (a few steps from this marker); Groat’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Chatham War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chatham (about 700 feet away); Clark Home (approx. 2 miles away); Ghent Honor Roll (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pratt House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Corner Store (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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