Montana Purple Heart Memorial - Billings, Montana
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 45° 47.047 W 108° 30.319
12T E 693917 N 5073088
Quick Description: Memorial honoring all wounded veterans from Montana.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2009 9:16:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM6T71
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 7

Long Description:
The Montana Purple Heart Memorial is located on the grounds of the Yellowstone County Courthouse in Billings. The memorial lists all the combat wounded veterans from Montana. When the Memorial was dedicated on 11/11/2001 there were 12 panels of names of wounded veterans now there are over 14 panels of names. Also when the Memorial was dedicated six veterans or their families were awarded over due Purple Heart Medals.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: In honor of combat wounded veterans

Marker Text:
Montana Purple Heart Memorial In Honor of Our Combat Wounded Veterans They paid for our freedom with blood Some gave all, All gave some. Erected solely by donations from the grateful citizens and businesses of Montana

Date of dedication: 11/11/2001

Who Put it Here?: Citizens of Montana

Description of Memorial:
Stone monument with 8 additional panels listing the names of all wounded veterans from Montana from the Indian Wars forward. The panels have names of veterans on both sides. In front of the memorial is a memorial garden.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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