Recipients of this unique award have been specifically honored by the U.S. Congress as a chartered fraternal organization known as the Military Order of the Purple Heart and have active members in chapters throughout the United States and the world.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 41° 6.424′ N, 101° 45.408′ W. Marker is in Ogallala, Nebraska, in Keith County. Marker is on Interstate 80, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located at the Ogallala Rest Stop on Interstate 80. The rest stop is on the south side of the highway while heading east. Marker is in this post office area: Ogallala NE 69153, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chain – O – Lakes (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel David “Lep” Sanders (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Lincoln Highway
Also see . . . Purple Heart - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.