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Newburgh, NY 12550 United States

November 2018

Make a Badge of Military Merit

November 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newburgh, NY 12550 United States + Google Map

To honor Veterans Day, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, will offer the opportunity to make your own Badge of Military Merit, on Saturday, November 10th, 11 AM to 3 PM. General George Washington created the Badge of Military Merit, August 7th, 1782, during the last days of the Revolutionary War while at his headquarters in Newburgh. The Badge, the first award of its kind to honor enlisted personnel, evolved into the Purple Heart, an award given today to…

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