Purple Heart Day Military Order of the Purple Heart

Friday, Aug 7, 2020 (10 AM to 2 PM)

Purple Heart Day is observed on August 7 each year. It is a time to pause to remember and honor the brave men and women who were either wounded on the battlefield or paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives.Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Columbus, GA Chapter will be on hand to meet and greet.

How Purple Heart Day is Observed
  • Counties, and Cities pause in recognition of the service and sacrifice of their local sons and daughters as do sports and entertainment entities.
  • Major League Baseball teams pay homage to their local Purple Heart recipients during special pre-game and 7th inning ceremonies.
  • Veteran and military organizations hold remembrance meetings for fallen heroes and special events to thank soldiers, veterans, and Purple Heart recipients on this day.
  • The Purple Heart Foundation, the fundraising arm of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, recommends donating time and money to the foundation or to other organizations working with Purple Heart recipients.
  • People take the time to listen to soldiers and veterans and learn more about their life stories and their military service.
  • American flags are flown at homes and businesses.


Admission: $9-$14
Event Phone: 706-655-5870

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Location
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
401 Little White House Road
Warm Springs, GA 31830

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 32.880700 | W -084.686416
Located ΒΌ mile south of Warm Springs on Highway 85.


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Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
401 Little White House Road
Warm Springs, GA 31830 View Details


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Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site