The Purple Heart Trail
Recipients of this unique award have been specifically honored by the U.S. Congress as a chartered fraternal organization known as the Military Order of the Purple Heart and have active members in Chapters throughout Wyoming, the United States and the world.
This plaque is located on the Purple Heart Trail's highest point on Interstate Highway #80 across the United States. It is appropriate as the Purple Heart award represents one of the highest sacrifices a member of the armed forces can make for their country, being wounded or killed in combat!
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 41° 14.21′ N, 105° 26.149′ W. Marker is in Laramie, Wyoming, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Interstate 80 and Wyoming Highway 210. Touch for map. Marker is in the Lincoln Monument Rest Stop. Marker is in this post office area: Laramie WY 82070, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.