American Legion

A truck arrives May 21 with supplies for American Legion Post 104 to build a museum next to the main Post 104 building.

Appomattox County is a place that embraces both its history, and the history of the nation. There’s the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and even the American Civil War Museum within town limits that highlight the Civil War. Now, the American Legion Post 104 is looking to add on to the county’s already historically-rich area but looks to pay homage to all conflicts and wars.

The tribute will come in the form of a museum that will be constructed directly next to the Post’s main building. The museum will be home to a World-War I cannon, which was found and refurbished by the group in Appomattox County, and memorabilia from members of the Post who have served in wars or conflicts over the years.

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