FAMILY MOVIE NITE AT THE LEGION

Join us for the Disney hit “FROZEN” featuring the hit song Let it Go! Family Movie Night at the Ely American Legion featuring Disney’s Frozen 7:00 pm, Saturday March 22. Free admission. Snack bar open upstairs and bar open downstairs. … Continue reading

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5th Grade Flag Essay Contest Winner

The winner of the local American Legion Fifth Grade Flag Essay Contest is Kaitlyn Sellon.  Kaitlyn is the daughter of Dustin and Sarah Sellon of Ely and a student at Prairie Creek Elementary School.  Kaitlyn wrote an essay about the … Continue reading

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Remembering the Old Ely Legion Hall 1923-1954

The current Legion Hall is not the first hall on the site. The original Ely Legion Hall was constructed in 1923 and expanded in 1928. Actually, it was two old school buildings that were moved to the site and fabricated … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Post 555

I would like to take this opportunity to wish the members and friends of Post 555 a happy and joyous holiday season. It is also important during this season that we remember those who are currently serving and will not be with … Continue reading

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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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