In 1929, the newly formed American Legion Post 24 purchased the buildings now known as Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, restoring them in honor of World War I veterans. As part of the World War I Centennial Commemoration, learn more about the American Legion’s history in Alexandria and how Post 24 and 129 contributed then and now to the City of Alexandria. Whether in 1929 or 2018, home or abroad, these men and women embody the idea of service. Through Veterans Day. Free admission for veterans and active duty military personnel.