Albert R. Atkinson, Jr. Post 210


Albert R. Atkinson, Jr. American Legion Post 210 History


Post 210 History

History provided by Doylestown Historical Society

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History of the American Legion 1919 - 2019

Post 210 100th Anniversary Celebration 2014 Highlights

Celebration of 25th Post 210 Anniversary (September 18, 1944)


American Legion Auxiliary

(history in process)

The Legion has every reason to be proud of its Auxiliary.  Auxiliary members are always anxious and willing to co-operate in every Legion activity.


Patriotic Days

MEMORIAL DAY has always been an outstanding occasion in this community.The communtiy participated in the 148th Doylestown's observance in 2014  (see Photo Gallery for Observance). In addition to memorial events throughout the Doylestown, Bucks County, PA community, the  goal of every Veteran to it's last man is to keep MEMORIAL DAY sacred to the memory of our war dead of all of the wars of the country; and all graves are decorated on this National Holiday.

ARMISTICE DAY, now called VETERANS' DAY, originally marked the end of fighting in World War I. It is an important holiday on the calendar of Legionnaires everywhere and in the hearts of all Veterans. It has been in (TBA).  Annually the Post sponsored the Armistice Day Parade. An important tradition was established when the Post led in the memorial exercises at 11 o'clock on the morning of November 11, marking the exact hour of the cessation of hostility on the war fronts.

Registration Of Graves

Since it's inception American Legion Post 210 has been a leader in this community in the area of graves registration; which has been incorporated by all the American Legion Posts in ___ County. Grave Registration enables all interested parties to locate the site of the grave of each Veteran. American Legion Post 210 acquired a burial lot in ______ Cemetery and this has been marked by the erection of a massive monument marking it as the burial lot for servicemen without kin. Each year, active members place a flag on each Veteran's grave.

Scholarships and Community Projects

American LegionPost --- sponsors various scholarships for the further education of our children. We also sponsor and financially assist many worthy community projects and programs initiated by the National American Legion.

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