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Post 791 members construct their Legion Hall in 1949. The building was located near the southeast corner of Pfingsten Road and Walters Avenue; note the open land in the background. Photo Submitted
Six of the first eight commanders of George W. Benjamin Post 791 at a 1943 gathering: Joe Kortman (left), Clarence Bartelme, Don Clavey, Ray Hallen, Oliver Vickery, and Bob Landwehr. Photos Submitted.
Dan Kaye, Northbrook Historical Society
4:13 am CDT March 28, 2019
With the American Legion marking its 100th anniversary earlier this month, it’s an opportune time to spotlight some of the contributions to Northbrook history made by George W. Benjamin Post 791.