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Dunedin in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
The Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 29, 2008
1. The Purple Heart Marker
looking east
Inscription. Dedicated to the recipients of this nation’s oldest military decoration, “The Purple Heart”

Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 • 1932

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 time.

Erected by the Military Order of the Purple Heart

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 2008 by MOPH JFK Chapter #1963, Dunedin American Legion Post #275 and VFW Post #2550.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 28° 0.745′ N, 82° 47.377′ W. Marker is in Dunedin, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is on Broadway (Alternate U.S. 19), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Just north of FL 580 (Main Street in Dunedin); just south of the SunTrust Bank. Marker is in this post office area: Dunedin FL 34698, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The American's Creed / In Grateful Remembrance
The Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 29, 2008
2. The Purple Heart Marker
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley (approx. half a mile away); Dunedin Isles Golf Club (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Seminole Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Oasis Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Clearwater Post Office (approx. 3.3 miles away); Harbor Oaks Historic District (approx. 3.9 miles away); Magnolia Drive Dock (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunedin.
 
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Purple Heart Park clock image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 29, 2008
3. Purple Heart Park clock
looking north
The Purple Heart Marker plaque image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 29, 2008
4. The Purple Heart Marker plaque
The Purple Heart Marker plaque/dedication image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 29, 2008
5. The Purple Heart Marker plaque/dedication
 
 
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