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Wyandotte in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, June 20, 2013
1. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Inscription. The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten
Calvin Coolidge
 
Location. 42° 12.389′ N, 83° 8.929′ W. Marker is in Wyandotte, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Superior Avenue and Biddle Avenue, in the median on Superior Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wyandotte MI 48192, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marx Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Wyandotte World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wyandotte Vietnam Memorial (about 400 feet away); John Eberts House (about 500 feet away); Wyandotte World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); America's First Bessemer Steel Mill (approx. mile away); The Wyandot Indians (approx. mile away); Michigan Alkali Company (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wyandotte.
 
Regarding Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial. The first Purple Heart monument in the United States dedicated in 1943.
 
Categories. Military
 
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2013
2. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2013
3. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2013
4. Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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