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February 2010, Sunday
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Letters Home in Time of War
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, New Windsor
Valentine's Day Program at The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

Valentine's Day is different when loved ones are far from home and in harm's way. Sometimes the only connection with family, friends and lovers is through the written word.

The program will will reflect the entire range of wars for which Americans have been awarded the Purple Heart. Although the modern Purple Heart was not created until 1932, veterans from as far back as the Civil War applied for, and were awarded the Purple Heart. At times funny, serious, poignant or even political, the letters personalize the experience of war in a way that history books cannot. To set the stage for each era represented, musical selections will be performed.

Admission is Free. Seating is limited and reservations are suggested Please call 845-561-1765 and dial 0.


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