American Legion convention to be held in Buffalo this summer

Local News

The American Legion is celebrating its 100th year and the Queen City will be a major part of the centennial party. 

Officials with The American Legion announced on Saturday that their annual convention will be held in Downtown Buffalo this July. 

The week-long event is expected to bring more than $2,000,000 to the region. 

Officials said the recent changes to the city helped bring the event back to Buffalo. 

The American Legion was founded in 1919 during the after-math of World War 1. 

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