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Kenner in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Purple Heart

 
 
Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
April 2, 2016
1. Purple Heart Marker
Inscription.  
Awarded to combat wounded veterans by the United States government, and founded by General George Washington on August 1, 1782.
There is no exclusion by war or branch of service.
The common bond is that they have given their own blood for freedom.
Dedicated November 10, 1997 by the City of Kenner.
 
Erected 1997 by City of Kenner.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
 
Location. 29° 59.432′ N, 90° 14.617′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Memorial can be reached from Minor Avenue near Florida Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Restored Navy A-4 Skyhawk (here, next to this marker); Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (here, next to this marker); Gulf War United States Air Force (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War U.S. Marine Corps
Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
April 2, 2016
2. Purple Heart Marker
(a few steps from this marker); World War II U.S. Navy Seaman (a few steps from this marker); Korean War U.S. Navy Nurse Corps (a few steps from this marker); City Of Kenner Vietnam Moving Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I U.S. Army Doughboy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
 
More about this marker. Located in the Veterans Memorial Century of Sentries Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2018.
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