Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Barren County Purple Heart Memorial
This memorial commemorates the sacrifice of those Barren Countians who received the Purple Heart for injury or death as the result of enemy action. They bled and died that we the protected might live in freedom. May we ever be mindful of their legacy.
(Names of Soldiers and Sailors from World War I, World War II, Korea, and Viet Nam)
Erected by The Citizen's Bank and Trust and the New Farmer's National Bank.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
Location. 36° 59.739′ N, 85° 54.77′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker can be reached from Race Street south of Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted next to a door on the northwest side of the Barren County Courthouse building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 Courthouse Square, Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Headquarters Troop, 123rd Cavalry (here, next to this marker); Christmas Mishap Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists (a few steps from this marker); Morgan in Glasgow (a few steps from this marker); 623rd Field Artillery Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners (a few steps from this marker); Nettie B.C. Depp (within shouting distance of this marker); Willa Brown Chappell (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.