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Since our activation in 1945, Stephen C. Ludlam Post 331 of The American Legion has been welcoming veterans from all branches of our Armed Forces. We support military personnel currently serving our country and look back on the veterans through out our Nation’s history. We keep alive the memories of their mission and sacrifice for justice, freedom and democracy. And we maintain the principles of the Preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion.
Tatham’s Life Saving Station is the oldest existing building in Stone Harbor, NJ and is home to the Stephen C. Ludlam American Legion Post 331. The Post is named in memory of Stephen C. Ludlam who was killed in action at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. For his heroic action in defeating a German machine gun and saving his comrades, Private Ludlam received the Purple Heart and Distinguished Service Cross (our nation’s 2nd highest award).
Pictured above is the home to Post 331. Returning from WWII, our founding members, pitched in to buy the decommissioned US Coast Guard Station. Built as a US Life Saving Station in 1895, today it is refurbished inside and out. It houses a museum of military artifacts and archives from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Also on display are murals, pictures and placards explaining the methods used by the first US Life Savers that protected the New Jersey maritime traffic.

 

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Latest News and Happenings

Pancake Breakfast 2016
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The 2016 Pancake Breakfast was a great time.  Held Saturday August 14th at Post 331. Fun for all our family and friends! To see more: Click Here

31st Annual Fishing Tournament
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31st Annual Fishing Tournament held on June 18, 2016. Six species of fish were available for prizes. Chair of the event was Cpt. Dick Herb of Avalon and assistant was Spence Jones. See more here: Click Here    

Post 331 is pleased to announce their 31st Annual Fishing Tournament

The tournament is a 24 hour event scheduled for June 18, 2016. June 17 6pm at the Post all registrations will be finalized and rules reviewed. Beer, wine, soda, hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad etc. will be served. You will meet your competitors and get a free tournament tee shirt. Results will be announced at…

Cape group gives veterans help, hope

VETERANS GROUP Mark Milberger, Vietnam veteran, was helped by a new group that formed three years ago, Citizens-Veterans Advisory Committee, to help veterans in crisis. Milberger got help finding the apartment he lives in now, after living in his car for quite some time. March 31, 2016. (The Press of Atlantic City/ Viviana Pernot) Read…

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