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From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hear the story behind the creation of the Badge of Military Merit, Continental Army’s first award open to all enlisted men. Explore the stories of the men who earned it as well as the award’s eventual evolution into the Public Heart that we know today. Free with Museum Admission.

Please keep an eye out for further details as the event comes closer. If you have any questions, please contact the site at 845-562-1195.

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1793084387674450

Venue

Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site
84 Liberty St
Newburgh, NY 12550 United States
Website:
http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/17/details.aspx