Wednesday, March 13, 2013

American Legion Post #13, Pasadena, Ca

                                             Images Courtesy of American Legion Post #13

                                          Image Courtesy of American Legion Post #13       

The History of the American Legion:

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, services, members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States. Membership swiftly grew to over 1 million, and local posts sprang up across the country. Today, membership stands at over 2.4 million in 14,000 posts worldwide. The posts are organized into 55 departments: one each for the 50 states, along with the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and the

My grandmother was a member of the American Legion for many years; along side many of my friends and family who fought in World War 2.

Beautifully restored to it's previous stature stands the American Legion Post #13 in Pasadena, Ca. This specific post and location is known to a few resident spirits. A few members that have volunteered here have reported hearing strange noises after hours in this location. Nested across the street from Pasadena, City Hall which is also a haunted location. Some paranormal researchers say Olde Town Pasadena is probably one of the largest noted haunted sites in all of Los Angeles. The architecture is beautiful and the courageously designed exterior makes it worth the trip to see this inspiring building. In addition to this American Legion, there is also another haunted location located in Hollywood, Ca. I will be also visiting this building, and posting about its history and demographics.

Enjoy -J

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