Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Purple Heart Memorial
Wounded Combat Veterans
—1782 Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932 —
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 by The Department of Virginia Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 38° 53.912′ N, 77° 4.334′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 29) and North Fort Myer Drive, on the left when traveling east on Lee Highway. Click for map. Memorial is located in Arlington Gateway Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Lee Highway, Arlington VA 22209, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosslyn (here, next to this marker); Watergate Investigation (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Corcoran (approx. ¼ mile away); ARPANET (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Bennett (approx. Fort Haggerty (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Indian Villages and Captain John Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 0.4 miles away in District of Columbia). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington.
Categories. • Military •
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