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GR named 'Purple Heart City'


Trona Capital of the World, Launching Point for Powell’s Expedition and now Purple Heart City. Green River has another moniker.

Flaming Gorge Way was recently included in the Purple Heart Trail, a system of roads landmarks and other monuments designed to give tribute to men and women who have earned the Purple Heart, according to the program’s website.

This is the first such designation in Wyoming.

According to a release from the city, resident Josh Coursey approached Jennie Melvin with the city’s Urban Renewal Agency/Main Street organization to apply for the designation.

After appr...

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