Amarillo in Potter County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
American Legion Hanson Post No. 54
The post first met in the district courtroom of the Potter County Courthouse before moving to the Woodmen of the World Hall. In 1923, the Municipal Auditorium, dedicated to the war dead, included meeting space for the Legion Post; national post commander Alvin Owsley attended the dedication ceremony. The post later bought a building at Seventh and Madison streets which has been its headquarters ever since. Hanson post developed a ladies auxiliary (1920), junior auxiliary (1923),
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Erected 2011 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16905.)
Location. 35° 12.452′ N, 101° 50.67′ W. Marker is in Amarillo, Texas, in Potter County. Marker is on SW 7th Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 SW 7th Avenue, Amarillo TX 79101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan de Padilla (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fisk Medical Arts & Professional Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mary's Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Fe Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Mammoths The Amarillo Story (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Bivins Home (approx. half a mile away); H. B. Sanborn House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amarillo.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, Spanish-American • War, World I •
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