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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Purple Heart Recipients

 
 
Purple Heart Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
1. Purple Heart Recipients Marker
Inscription.  In honor of Purple Heart Recipients

They paid for our freedom with blood. All gave some, some gave all.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 34° 11.129′ N, 79° 50.074′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker can be reached from Woody Jones Boulevard. Inside the Florence Veterans Park. Entrance is from the Florence Civic Center parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Star Family Monument (a few steps from this marker); United States Army Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Ship’s Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Florence Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); September 11, 2001 (within shouting distance of this marker); Alone With Memories (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
2. Overview
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Purple Heart image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
3. Purple Heart
Close up of artwork on marker
The Florence Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
4. The Florence Veterans Park
Sign at the entrance to the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 672 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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