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Sunbury in Delaware County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
Purple Heart Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2008
1. Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars.
"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 2007 by Grateful Citizens of Ohio and Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 148.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 40° 14.594′ N, 82° 51.727′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from Cherry St.. Click for map. Memorial is near the Eternal Flame at the rear of the Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial, on Cherry Street (Ohio Route 37), between Burrer Drive and Evening Street. Marker is in this post office area: Sunbury OH 43074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunbury Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sunbury, Ohio / Sunbury Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Gen. Wm. S. Rosecrans
Purple Heart Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2008
2. Purple Heart Memorial
Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial Eternal Flame in foreground.
(approx. 3.2 miles away); McDannald Pioneer Homestead (approx. 5.7 miles away); Former Site of Berlin School (approx. 6.6 miles away); Africa Community (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sharp Family Homes (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sunbury.
 
Also see . . .  Purple Heart Organization. (Submitted on June 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Purple Heart Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2008
3. Purple Heart Memorial
In distant background, behind the black POW/MIA flagpole, at the Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 758 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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