Roseau American Legion Post is now 104 years young

 

The first Roseau County contingent posing In September 1917 before boarding a train to basic training

In early March, the Kaleb E. Lindquist American Legion Post 24 marked its 104th anniversary.

By 1919, the Volstead Amendment had been passed, which outlawed alcoholic beverages in the United States beginning in 1920.

Until the Volstead Amendment was repealed in 1933, these World War I veterans possibly sipped bathtub gin or home-brewed beer to celebrate notable occasions.

That location is part of the puzzle since today's members, some in their seventies and eighties, can't recall what was on that site prior to the 1950s.

The present day location is just east across the street from Roseau Me...



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