New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
“The Purple Heart”
our nation’s oldest military medal
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.
Donated by Friends of the
Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #10
Erected by Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
Location. 40° 29.594′ N, 74° 26.624′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on George Street south of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in Monument Square Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Brunswick Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); SSgt. Frank Z. MolnarCollege Hall (a few steps from this marker); Guest House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brigadier General Anthony Walton White grave marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Church Parish (approx. 0.2 miles away); Route Taken by Washington (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brunswick.
More about this memorial. The left portion of the marker contains an image of the Purple Heart decoration, surrounded by the inscription 1782 Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932. It has a caption of "Combat Wounded Veterans". The base of the monument contains of the branches of the armed services.
Also see . . . History of the Medal. Military Order of the Purple Heart. (Submitted on January 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.