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Dedicated to Those in Northwestern PA. Wounded in All Wars

 
 
Dedicated to Those in Northwestern PA. Wounded in All Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
1. Dedicated to Those in Northwestern PA. Wounded in All Wars Marker
Inscription.  
Combat Wounded Veterans
1782 Military Order of The Purple Heart 1932


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 Erected by Commodore Perry Chapter 197 Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
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. 42° 8.258′ N, 80° 4.435′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Memorial can be reached from East 3rd Street east of Ash Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 560 East 3rd Street, Erie PA 16507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans of America (a few steps from this marker); Avenue of Flags (within shouting distance of this marker); General Anthony Wayne Blockhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anthony Wayne (approx. ¼ mile away); American Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erie Heritage
Dedicated to Those in Northwestern PA. Wounded in All Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
2. Dedicated to Those in Northwestern PA. Wounded in All Wars Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Erie Area Native Americans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Presque Isle (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Nearby sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 13, 2018
3. Nearby sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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