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Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans

Santa Rosa County

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated To All The Men And Women
Who Are Recipients Of The Nation's
Oldest Military Decoration
"The Purple Heart"

Combat Wounded Veterans
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 Chapter # 566 of the Military Order Of The Purple Heart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 30° 37.372′ N, 87° 2.124′ W. Marker is in Milton, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Marker can be reached from Willing Street south of Road 90. Touch for map. Located in the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5191 Willing Street, Milton FL 32570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blackwater Landing / Blackwater River Shipwrecks (within shouting distance of this marker); Marquis Bayou Bridge
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Located in the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Working for the Company (approx. 1.2 miles away); Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Animals Along the Blackwater River (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bagdad After the Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bagdad Lumber Mill / Shipbuilding at Bagdad (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Architecture of Bagdad (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
More about this marker. Sponsored by Rural Metro Ambulance and co-sponsored by Leadership Sr Alumni.
 
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Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 17, 2016
3. Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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