El Dorado Post 119 was initially chartered on November 8, 1919.Affiliated Organizations
Auxiliary Unit 119 of American Legion Post 119 was formed on January 20,1921. The Legion has every reason to be proud of it's Auxiliary. Auxiliary members are always eager to participate in every Legion activity.
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 119 was first formed in 1934. The Squadron went inactive during the Second World War. Squadron 119 was rechartered in 2008.
MEMORIAL DAY has always been an outstanding occasion in this community. In addition to memorial events throughout the El Dorado County community, the goal of every Veteran to it's last man is to keep MEMORIAL DAY sacred to the memory of our war dead of all of the wars of the country; and all graves are decorated on this National Holiday.
ARMISTICE DAY, now called VETERANS' DAY, originally marked the end of fighting in World War I. It is an important holiday on the calendar of Legionnaires everywhere and in the hearts of all Veterans.
Scholarships and Community Projects
American Legion Post #119 sponsors various scholarships for the further education of our children. We also sponsor and financially assist many worthy community projects and programs initiated by the National American Legion.
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