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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Purple Heart

 

—Honor and Memory of All Veterans —

 
The Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. The Purple Heart Marker
Inscription.


( Emblem - - “The Purple Heart” )

Dedicated to those who have
received or will receive our
Nations Oldest Decoration
the Purple Heart

In honor and memory of all veterans
who served and died for Freedom.
Let them not be forgotten for they
have shown the World
that Freedom is never Free.

( Emblems - - U. S. Branches of the Military )

 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 39° 25.539′ N, 85° 0.657′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Franklin Avenue north of East 10th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the front lawn of the 'Franklin County School Administration' building. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brookville College (within shouting distance of this marker); James Brown Ray (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Brookville Church and Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookville's Carnegie Library (about 600
"All Give Some" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. "All Give Some"
feet away); Brookville's Grandstand (about 700 feet away); Goodwin Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookville Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Courthouse Square (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Brookville.
 
Categories. Military
 
"Some Give All" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. "Some Give All"
Path of 'Memorial Bricks' image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Path of 'Memorial Bricks'
'Memorial Bricks' - - Surrounding the Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 17, 2011
5. 'Memorial Bricks' - - Surrounding the Memorial
Left - - Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
6. Left - - Memorial Bench
Text Reads:
“” “The Patriots’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree”. Thomas Campbell

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” Sir Winston Churchill “”
Right - - Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
7. Right - - Memorial Bench
Text reads:
“This bench is dedicated with appreciation to all who volunteer. Their loyalty and service to their Country and Community define the character of this Great Nation.

The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom.”
Special - - "Thank You" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
8. Special - - "Thank You"
Text reads:
“In recognition of Kenneth Hertel & Virgil Tebbe for establishing this tribute to honor their fellow veterans.

A special thanks for their inspiration and the diligent efforts of all who contributed.”
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 897 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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