Dunedin in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 • 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 time.
Erected by the Military Order of the Purple Heart
Erected 2008 by MOPH JFK Chapter #1963, Dunedin American Legion Post #275 and VFW Post #2550.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
Location. 28° 0.745′ N, 82° 47.377′ W. Marker is in Dunedin, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is on Broadway (Alternate U.S. 19), on the right when traveling north. Just north of FL 580 (Main Street in Dunedin); just south of the SunTrust Bank. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunedin FL 34698, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Orange Belt Railway Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Votes For Women (about 600 feet away); The American's Creed / In Grateful Remembrance (about 700 feet away); Dunedin's African-American Community (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Willis S. Blatchley House (approx. half a mile away); The Dunedin LVT, Landing Vehicle Tracked (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Andrews Memorial Chapel (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunedin.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,411 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.