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Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Purple Heart Tribute Memorial

 
 
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By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
1. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial
Inscription.  This Purple Heart tribute is provided in remembrance of all combat wounded veterans who have made the supreme sacrifice for their country. May their noble virtues live forever in our memory.
 
Erected 2001 by 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. 41° 5.634′ N, 85° 14.694′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Memorial can be reached from O'Day Road north of Yellow River Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the War Veterans Memorial Shrine. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Wayne IN 46818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Forty et Eight (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maumee - Wabash Portage (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. 4 miles
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By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
2. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial
away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking (approx. 4.3 miles away); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. 4.7 miles away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 4.8 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
Also see . . .  The Military Order of the Purple Order Official Website. (Submitted on May 5, 2014.)
 
Purple Heart Tribute Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
3. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial
Located in the War Veterans Memorial Shrine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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