Poinsett Auction & Realty to auction Contents of The American Legion Post 214 Military Museum

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The American Legion Post 214 Cecil D. Buchanan Museum of Military History has decided to close their doors and have graciously asked Poinsett Auctions to auction off the vast history that lies within these walls, with the proceeds going to the original owners.

“I hate to see this place go but at the same time, it has given us the opportunity to spread some of the greatest pieces of military history to collectors all around the world who appreciate these relics of war. Some of these items will consist of several firearms ranging from the Civil war era all the way up to the Cold War, Japanese Swords, Flags, Helmets, Uniforms, and, not to mention, an original German MG34 with Tripod!” said RJ Crowder.

This auction will be held on October 24th, 2020 @ 4pm EST at 57 Smith Tractor Rd, Travelers

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‘Our well ran dry’: Campaign launched to save the Arnprior Legion

ARNPRIOR —
Across Canada, hundreds of legions have become forgotten victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Ottawa Valley, there is a campaign underway to help save the Arnprior Legion.

“We knew we couldn’t lose it,” says Tracy Smith, one of the organizers of the Arnprior Save Our Legion campaign.

“Our town would lose a huge asset. Remembrance Day, our veterans would have no place to go, military have no place to go.”

The Arnprior Legion closed its doors in March when the pandemic began, and has only recently reopened on Fridays and Saturdays for a few hours.

“Most of our income comes from hall rentals,” says Steven Darling, kitchen coordinator at the Arnprior Legion. “It comes from events we can put on. The bingos have had to stop. We don’t know if we’re going to be able to do a poppy campaign this year. Our well pretty well ran

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