Richland Center in Richland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway
Dedicated on November 11th, 2001
In 1994 Wisconsin's Governor Tommy G. Thompson signed into Law Wisconsin Act 347, which designated U.S. Highway 14 west from Richland Center to the Wisconsin State Border as the Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
This highway is dedicated to all of the men and women who were wounded or gave their lives for our country in time of conflict.
Location. 43° 20.64′ N, 90° 23.719′ W. Marker is in Richland Center, Wisconsin, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West 6th Street (U.S. 14) and Bancroft Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is by the American Legion Veterans Memorial Park; Bayard De Hart Post 13. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Flag Park Drive, Richland Center WI 53581, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ada James (approx. 0.3 miles away); Krouskop Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of GTE (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boaz Mastodon Rural Electrification (approx. 5½ miles away); Richard M. Brewer (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ocooch Mountains (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Little Rock (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richland Center.
Also see . . . Bayard De Hart Post 13. (Submitted on December 5, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 5, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.