Union and West End Cemetery

The Union and West End Cemetery is located in center city Allentown. The main entrance is on 10th Street at 10th and Chew Streets. The cemetery is mantained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Ten board members (also volunteers) serve the cemetery association and manage the finances, make application for grants, solicit donations and participate in the maintenance of the cemetery.

Thursday, March 15, 2007


Military Order of the Purple Heart

Military Order of the Purple Heart
Lehigh Valley Chapter 190
Allentown, Pennsylvania

The twenty-third annual banquet
celebrating the birthday of
General George Washington
Creator of the Purple Heart

General Douglas MacArthur said: "'The Purple Heart' is unique; it is the only decoration which is completely intrinsic in that it does not depend upon approval or favor by anyone. Enemy action alone determines it. It is a true badge of courage, and every breast that wears it can beat with pride."

On Saturday March 3, 2007 Chapter 190 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart held its twenty third banquet honoring General George Washington's 275th birthday. More information and photographs are available on the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 190's web site. Click the link below:

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