Legion to leave home since '60s in downtown LR

Citing high costs, vets group to sell building, head west

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 3:43 a.m.

M.M. Eberts Post 1, the oldest American Legion post in the state, has put its building at 315 E. Capitol Ave. in Little Rock up for sale. Post officials said the veterans organization is looking to relocate to west Little Rock.

The state's oldest American Legion post, a fixture in downtown Little Rock since the mid-1960s, is relocating in an effort to cut expenses and avoid closing its doors permanently.

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