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Welcome to American Legion Post 77 in Hendersonville, NC.
We hope this site contains information beneficial to members and non-members about who we are, our activities, our accomplishments, and our dedication to our God, our Families, and our Country.
 
Post 77 is Named in honor of Lt. Hubert M Smith
Lt. Hubert M Smith was born Oct. 8, 1894 in Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA and  died on  Nov. 9, 1918 in action and is buried at St. Mihiel, France.
 
A marker is also placed in Oakdale Cemetery in Hendersonville, NC as a memorial for him
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
War:World War I 
Title:First Lieutenant, U.S. Army 
Rank:First Lieutenant 
Service:U.S. Army 
Division:324th Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division 
Data Source:World War I Honor Roll
 
 
 
 

Hubert McRee  Smith – (Oct. 8, 1894-Nov. 9, 1918) He was born in Hendersonville, a son of William Alexander Smith and Ann Haseltine Jordan.

His life was identified from the beginning to the end with Hendersonville.
He grew up here and graduated from the High School, then spent a year in Cascadilla School, Ithaca, N.Y.

Then he went for some time to Wofford College in Spartanburg and proceeded to take a law course at UNC. He was studying law when he volunteered for the army at the very beginning of WWI.”

He was serving as a lieutenant in the 324th Infantry Regiment, 81st Division, when he was killed in action.

His grave site is at Plot C Row 24 Grave 9 St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France.

He was one of 19 men from Henderson County who died in World War I.

The tribute continues, “In school and in the army he passed all his examinations with the highest marks. He made it his business to be proficient, and was recognized from the beginning as a leader
Hendersonville, NC is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and provides everyone with wonderful scenery and opportunities for great adventures.
 
Golf at Cummings Cove or any of the numerous courses, fish for trout in nearby streams, hike in Dupont Forest,  taste wine  at Burntshirt Winery, drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway and visit  the  local microbreweries are enjopyable ways to spend your days.
 
Many other opportunities  are available for exploration, enjoyment, relaxation, and excitement.
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Direction to American Legion Post NC 77

The Post is located at
216 4th Ave., W  
Hendersonville, NC 28793
828-693-3922
 
and can also be reached by our Third Ave Entrance.
 
The post is located between Church Street and Washington Street and Third and Fourth Ave, just one and a half blocks from Main Street..
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