Erie in Erie County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Northwest PA Purple Heart Memorial
Dedicated August 7, 2012
—1782 to Present —
★ Honoring Gold Star Mothers ★
Dedicated to those in Northwestern PA
wounded in all wars
Combat Veterans Wounded
1782 Military Order of The Purple Heart 1932
My stone is red for
the blood they shed.
The medal I bear
is how my country's way
to show they care.
If I could be seen
by all mankind
maybe peace will
come in my lifetime.
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Erected 2012 by Commodore Perry Chapter 197 Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Marker series. Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 42° 6.632′ N, 80° 4.374′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on State Street south of Glenwood Park Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 505), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2814 State Street, Erie PA 16508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flag Display (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Philip Cochran (within shouting distance of this marker); Sister Bernard Sheridan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eben Brewer (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harry Kellar (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
Categories. • Military •
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