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Purple Heart Trail - Jacksonville, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 19.576 W 081° 38.627
17R E 438112 N 3355114
Quick Description: The Purple Heart Trail begins at a monument at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena and ends at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2008 10:28:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM31MH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 45

Long Description:
The following text is engraved on the front of the Purple Heart Trail monument: "We Few, We Happy Few, We Band of Brothers. For He Today Who Sheds His Blood With Me Shall Be My Brother. William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act IV, Scene III. Dedicated in honor of combat wounded veterans by the Northeast Florida Veterans Council and the City of Jacksonville on National Purple Heart Day, August 7, 2006."

The following text is engraved on the back of the Purple Heart Trail monument: "Purple Heart Trail, starting at this monument and proceeding east to the Veterans Memorial Wall, is dedicated in honor of all combat wounded Veterans. All Gave Some, Some Gave All."
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Combat Wounded Veterans

Date of dedication: August 7, 2006

Who Put it Here?: Northeast Florida Veterans Council and the City of Jacksonville

Description of Memorial:
The monument is a granite marker with text engraved on both sides (see Long Description for details). The Purple Heart emblem is on the front of the monument, as well as the emblems of all the branches of the U.S. military along its base.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Marker Text: Not listed

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