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Learn about "Bad Guys Doing Good" through our charity work.

The 501st Legion has a Make-a-Wish Endowment Fund


How to Join the 501st Legion

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Garrison Excelsior

Garrison Excelsior is part of the 501st Legion, a professional costuming group that takes great joy out of constructing movie accurate costumes from the Star Wars Universe. Our unit of the legion covers Western and Upstate NY (the shaded area of the map below.)
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The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it follows generally accepted ground rules for Star Wars fan groups.
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