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Purple Heart

Florida National Cemetery

 
 
Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 28, 2020
1. Purple Heart Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to
All those who shed their life’s blood
in the cause of Freedom

 
Erected by Military Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Florida.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 28° 36.277′ N, 82° 12.933′ W. Marker is in Bushnell, Florida, in Sumter County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of SW 102nd Avenue and 6502 SW 102nd Ave. The marker is located on the Walk of Fame within the Florida National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell FL 33513, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gone But Not Forgotten (a few steps from this marker); The Forgotten Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Air Force (within shouting distance of this marker); National Sojourners Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division (within
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shouting distance of this marker); For God and Country (within shouting distance of this marker); All American Veterans Buried Here (within shouting distance of this marker); All Women Marines (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bushnell.
 
More about this marker. Florida National Cemetery is located in the Withlacoochee State Forest, approximately 50 miles north of Tampa in Sumter County, Florida.
 
Purple Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 28, 2020
2. Purple Heart Marker
Florida National Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 28, 2020
3. Florida National Cemetery Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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