Mayor unveils Purple Heart Trail

Purple Heart Trail unveiling

South Padre Island officials unveil the new sign for the Purple Heart Trail in town. The signs were installed last week. (City of South Padre Island photo)

Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS

The unveiling Purple Heart Memorial Trail sign was Tuesday, July 3 at the 400 block of Padre Boulevard.

South Padre Island Mayor Robert N. Pinkerton Jr. unveiled the sign, which extends the Purple Heart Trail to the City of South Padre Island.

In a legislative session, a bill was passed that extended the Purple Heart Trail from San Antonio to South Padre Island.

Mayor Pinkerton, a Vietnam veteran, and his wife spearheaded the effort to extend the memorial trail to South Padre Island and the Rio Grande Valley.

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