Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
the Purple Heart.
The path traveled is red from the blood I 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.
In gratitude to all who shed their blood for our country and to my
father Marcus R. Michles, awarded the Purple Heart on May 25, 1969
donated by Marcus J. Michles II of M&B Michles & Booth
Erected by Chapter 566 of the 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. 30° 24.744′ N, 87° 12.199′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Memorial can be reached from East Romana Street south of South 10th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in Veterans Memorial Park along the Admiral Mason Park Walking Trail.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Submarine Lifeguard League" (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Veterans Minuteman Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Maritime Prehistory (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hawkshaw (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic John the Baptist Church (approx. Ό mile away); Spanish Exploration and Discovery (approx. Ό mile away); Barkley House (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Innerarity (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
More about this memorial. Free parking is available along East Romana St. The 5.5-acre waterside park is at the site of a former baseball stadium and features war memorials, paths & benches.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.