York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Purple Heart Memorial
Combat Wounded Veterans
who gave so much of themselves
in all wars
Purple Heart Medal Est. 1782
Dedicated May 30, 2001
Erected 2001 by Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #390.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 39° 57.202′ N, 76° 42.641′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue and Vander Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Rockdale Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Vander Avenue, York PA 17403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Gold Star Healing & Peace Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); York (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Late War of the Rebellion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Penn Common (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Smith (approx. one mile away); "York House" (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Purple Heart Medal. (Submitted on September 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Purple Heart. (Submitted on September 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.