Soldiers Across Time Helps Kids Understand Meaning of Purple Heart

Uniforms and equipment from the Civil War through today will be presented.

On Saturday, Aug. 20, the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor will present a special program for kids entitled Soldiers Across Time, designed to provide an understanding of the range of conflicts for which the Purple Heart has been awarded. Uniforms and equipment from the Civil War through today will be presented.

The presentation lasts from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 845-561-1765. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is located at 374 Temple Hill Road (Route 300) in the town of New Windsor, three miles south of I-84 exit 7B and I-87 exit 17 – about a half hour from Philipstown. Picnic grounds are located on site. Museum exhibits are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Visit http://www.thepurpleheart.com/ for more information. Click HERE for a recent in-depth Philipstown.info article about the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.


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