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Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial

 
 
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 20, 2013
1. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription.  
The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten
Calvin Coolidge
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series list.
 
Location. 42° 12.389′ N, 83° 8.929′ W. Marker is in Wyandotte, Michigan, in Wayne County. Memorial is at the intersection of Superior Avenue and Biddle Avenue, in the median on Superior Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wyandotte MI 48192, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marx Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Wyandotte World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ford-MacNichol Home (about 300 feet away); Wyandotte Vietnam Memorial (about 400 feet away); John Eberts House (about 500 feet away); Wyandotte World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); The Freedom Tree (about 800 feet away); Hotel Arlington (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wyandotte.
 
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The first Purple Heart monument in the United States dedicated in 1943.
 
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2013
2. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2013
3. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2013
4. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, April 12, 2021
5. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on April 16, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.

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