“First in the World”
Post # 14 American Legion Ambulance Service
The Post # 14 American Legion Ambulance Service has been in continuous operation since its founding, and now serves an area from the Delaware Bay to the Maryland border, from Collins Beach to Garrison’s Lake. Staffed largely by volunteers, the service was responsible for answering more than 25,000 calls for assistance during its first seventy-five years of operation.
Erected 2001 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number KC-67.)
Location. 39° 18.108′ N, 75° 36.722′ W. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sgt. John B. Maberry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Old Asbury Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Home of Allen McLane (approx. 0.2 miles away); The John Cummins Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Green Pottery (approx. ¼ mile away); The Delaware House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Gray Box Chateau (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Barracks (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smyrna.
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