Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
My stone is red for the blood they shed.
The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care.
If I could be seen by all mankind
maybe peace will come in my lifetime.
Erected by Chapter #620, Military Order of the Purple Heart
Erected by Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #620.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 39° 55.589′ N, 83° 48.467′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Limestone Street (Ohio Route 41), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in DeMint Memorial Park, across street from courthouse and south of main post office. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeMint Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace of 4-H (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The A. B. Graham Building (about 400 feet away); A. B. Graham (about 400 feet away); Site of Springfield's First Church H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); John M. Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . History of the Purple Hearrt. (Submitted on February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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