Battle Creek in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
The "Purple Heart"
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 Battle Creek Chapter #110 M.O.P.H.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 42° 19.454′ N, 85° 11.415′ W. Marker is in Battle Creek, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Memorial is at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and South Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Michigan Avenue. The memorial is located in McCamly Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Battle Creek MI 49017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seventh-day Adventists (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle Creek Sanitarium / Percy Jones General Hospital (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle Creek Sanitarium (approx. 0.2 miles away); African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. Battle Creek Community College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Michigan Central Depot (approx. half a mile away); LaSalle Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Battle Creek House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Creek.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.