Mount Vernon, VirginiaThis marker commemorates the establishment of the Purple Heart decoration by General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, on August 8, 1782.
|Placed By||Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Ladies of Their Auxiliary|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 11:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 318616 N 4286716|
|Decimal Degrees||38.71050000, -77.08611667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 42.63', W 77° 5.167'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 42' 37.80" N, 77° 5' 10.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 703|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 901-1081 George Washington Memorial Pkwy, Alexandria VA 22309, US|
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