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McConnelsville in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
1. Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars.
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 Businesses, Organizations and Citizens of Morgan County Chapter #625.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 39° 38.931′ N, 81° 51.062′ W. Marker is in McConnelsville, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 60) and 8th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Riecker Park, in front of the Morgan County government building. Marker is in this post office area: McConnelsville OH 43756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Carlos M. Riecker Complex (here, next to this marker); Evelyn True Button House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet
Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
2. Purple Heart Memorial
away, measured in a direct line); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (about 500 feet away); Morgan County (about 600 feet away); Lelia Morris & Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); McConnelsville World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnelsville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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