Purple Heart Veteran's Memorial - Sacramento CA
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N 38° 34.560 W 121° 29.300
10S E 631678 N 4270809
Quick Description: You have never lived until you have almost died. For those who have fought for it, life has a flavor that the protected will never know.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2012 2:35:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMF5C2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Dedicated during Gov. Pete Wilson's term, Dec. 1998.
This is on red granite. It also lists the commission, design, and consultants that cooperated in the placement of this memorial.
Purple hearts are sometimes posthumous, but not always.
Many soldiers live with continuous evidence of what they sacrificed during combat. The numbers are in the thousands. They were all someone's family.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Irag & Afghanistan.

In Honor Of: Combat wounded

Marker Text:

Date of dedication: Dec. 1998

Who Put it Here?: Governor's commission &

Description of Memorial:
It is on the east side of capital park. And it is engraved on both sides.

Visit Instructions:
Visited Logs must contain, at least, a picture of the monument and your GPSr. Preferably YOU at the monument with your GPSr, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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