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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Purple Heart Memorial

Combat Wounded Veterans

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
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 Richard E. Cowan Chapter #558, Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.453′ N, 97° 20.716′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Touch for map. Monument is in Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 339 North Greenway, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Star Families (here, next to this marker); American Gold Star Mothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War and Homefront Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Kansas Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleet Marine Force Navy Hospital Corpsmen
Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. Purple Heart Memorial
On left
(within shouting distance of this marker); Marine Corps Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); USN Armed Guard (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Military Order of the Purple Heart. (Submitted on June 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Veterans Military Park of Wichita. (Submitted on June 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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