Richland Center, WI is America’s “FIRST” designated Purple Heart City!
The memorial, located in the area of the Flag Park, marks the beginning of the Purple Heart Memorial Highway, along Highway 14, to LaCrosse is shown to the right.
Richland County Veterans Memorial
The Richland County Veterans Memorial Honor Roll is unique in many aspects which separates it from most other veteran’s memorials. The memorial is wedge shaped. It is 77 1/2 feet wide at the north end, 96 1/2 feet in length, & 30 1/2 feet at the south end. The granite monuments are arranged in chronological order, by date & war, in a counter clockwise direction. The Memorial honors over 8,300 Richland County Veterans with eleven monuments starting with the War of 1812 through the present Global War on Terror plus a monument for the Reserves/National Guard.