A very rare American Legion medal from the town of Houlton, Maine. The obverse of this medal depicts Col. Frank M. Hume (1867-1939) and reads "Houlton Maine 1940" at the top and "Spanish, Mexican, World Wars" At the bottom. The reverse is maker marked by Robbins Co., Attleboro (Mass.)
The American Legion, commonly known as the Legion, is a nonprofit organization of U.S. war veterans headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is made up of state, U.S. territory, and overseas departments, and these are in turn made up of local posts.