Parris Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
To Purple Heart Recipients
The Purple Heart
1782 • 1932
How can Man die better
than facing fearful odds
for the Ashes of his Fathers
and the temples of his Gods
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 32° 21.057′ N, 80° 41.057′ W. Marker is in Parris Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is at the intersection of Boulevard De France and Alaska Street, on the right when traveling west on Boulevard De France. Touch for map. Located just behind the Peatross Parade Deck. Marker is in this post office area: Parris Island SC 29905, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uncommon Valor (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peatross Parade Deck (about 800 feet away); Japanese 75mm Field Gun (approx. half a mile away); Barrow Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Capt. Brodstrom Marker U.S.M.C. (approx. ¾ mile away); Plane Crash Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); The Historic Union Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Emancipation Day • Camp Saxton Site (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parris Island.
Categories. • Military •
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