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Boulevard of 500 Flags - Eastlake OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeaugaGarmin
N 41° 39.736 W 081° 26.204
17T E 463640 N 4612371
Quick Description: The Boulevard of 500 Flags started as a memorial to local veterans. After 911, a section was dedicated to honor those who fell that day. It includes 2 beams from the Trade Center, part of a lamp post, and granite pieces from the lobby.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 12/14/2006 3:13:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM11FZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member robert
Views: 121

Long Description:
The monument also includes a piece of granite from the Pentagon along with soil and earth from Shanksville PA.

The 500 flags here represent all local veterans and presently 1,000 names are attached to the 500 flag staffs. Flags fly at half-staff for those killed in action.

An eternal flame burns here to commemorate the arrival of the Olympic Torch in 1996.
Name of organization that built the memorial: City of Eastlake, OH

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Text on the memorial:
As the monuments sits today, you will see the base is in the shape of the Pentagon, the 2 pillars represent the World Trade center, and the center grass represents the field in Shanksville.


Physical address of memorial:
35150 Lake Shore Blvd.
Eastlake, OH USA
44094


Website for more information: [Web Link]

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Additional coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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