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Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans

Santa Rosa County

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated To All The Men And Women
Who Are Recipients Of The Nation's
Oldest Military Decoration
"The Purple Heart"

Combat Wounded Veterans
Military Order of
the Purple Heart 1782 - 1932


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 Chapter # 566 of the Military Order Of The Purple Heart.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
 
Location. 30° 37.372′ N, 87° 2.124′ W. Marker is in Milton, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Memorial can be reached from Willing Street south of Road 90. Located in the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5191 Willing Street, Milton FL 32570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Located in the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza.
are within walking distance of this marker. Merchant Marine (here, next to this marker); Fallen, Not Forgotten (here, next to this marker); National Guard Of The United States (here, next to this marker); America – A Defender Of Liberty (a few steps from this marker); Desert Storm/Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Freedom Of The Press (a few steps from this marker); Wall of Tears (a few steps from this marker); “Gone But Not Forgotten” (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
More about this marker. Sponsored by Rural Metro Ambulance and co-sponsored by Leadership Sr Alumni.
 
Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
3. Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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