December 11th 1924 twelve veterans of World War I applied for an American Legion Temporary Charter. This post is the Paul Stinson Post #514, named after the son of Mr.and Mrs. Wallace Stinson. He was the first local man to die in service. The post has never had a building & we meet officially twice yearly. We currently are involved burial rites of our Veteran friends, Memorial Day service at Lewis Cemetery and other sites, Orono Homecoming Game, Flag Retirement Ritual, Veterans Day with a visit to Haven Homes Nursing Home in Maple Plain and an Outdoor Long Lake event. The needs for additional level of participation and the adding of younger veterans & their families would be very much welcomed. We network with each other at Blackwater for coffee on most Tuesday mornings. We also have an active Ladies Auxiliary Unit.
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American Flag Disposal Boxes are available at Maple Plain City Hall and Maple Plain Fire Department. These boxes provide a means to drop off old and worn flags for proper and respectful disposal.
American Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion Auxiliary honors servicemembers and veterans every day, but in May, we especially pause to remember the brave men and women who died in service to our country. Make this Memorial Day special for those who have served and continue to serve today: Take the time to thank a veteran, servicemember or volunteer in your community.