Springfield in Clark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
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 Chapter #620, Military Order of the Purple Heart
Erected by Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #620.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Military • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
Location. 39° 55.589′ N, 83° 48.467′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Limestone Street (Ohio Route 41), on the right when traveling north. Marker is in DeMint Memorial Park, across street from courthouse and south of main post office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeMint Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace of 4-HThe A. B. Graham Building (about 400 feet away); A. B. Graham (about 400 feet away); First Tavern in Springfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Springfield's First Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . History of the Purple Hearrt. (Submitted on February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.