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Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 28, 2008
1. Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars.

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 #620, Military Order of the Purple Heart
 
Erected by Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #620.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.589′ N, 83° 48.467′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Ohio, in Clark County. Marker is on Limestone Street (Ohio Route 41), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in DeMint Memorial Park, across street from courthouse and south of main post office. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield OH 45502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeMint Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace of 4-H (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The A. B. Graham Building (about 400 feet away); A. B. Graham (about 400 feet away); Site of Springfield's First Church
Purple Heart Memorial in DeMint Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 28, 2008
2. Purple Heart Memorial in DeMint Memorial Park
(approx. 0.2 miles away); H. A. "Harry" Toulmin Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Purple Hearrt. (Submitted on February 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Purple Heart Memorial in DeMint Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 28, 2008
3. Purple Heart Memorial in DeMint Memorial Park
Main Post Office in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,154 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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