History of the Post from the 1972 Ely Centennial Book

St. Quentin Post No. 555, Ely, Iowa, held its first meeting in March 1921. This first organizational meeting was held in the brick building on the south-west corner of Dows and Main Streets. Officers elected were: Commander: Frank J. Krob, … Continue reading

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Legionaires and their families gather in Ely on Veterans’ Day, 2013

Post Commander Marv Peters addresses the gathering during the Annual Veterans’ Day Soup Supper at the Ely American Legion. (Click to enlarge photos.) Good food, good conversation and good friends on Veterans’ Day. Share … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Veteran’s Day Soup Supper

The Ely Legion Annual Soup Supper will be held at the Legion Hall on Veterans Day (November 11, 2013) at 6:00 p.m. Families are invited to attend. Prospective members are also encouraged to attend. Share … Continue reading

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Welcome to American Legion Post 555, Ely Iowa

Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers and communities, The American Legion currently has about 2.4 million members in 14,000 posts worldwide. This site is dedicated to the American Legion Post 555, the St. Quentin Post, in Ely, Iowa. Share … Continue reading

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