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Brooke-Hancock Veterans Memorial Park 9-11 Memorial - Weirton, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 40° 23.442 W 080° 35.644
17T E 534452 N 4471201
Quick Description: September 11th memorial in veterans memorial park in Weirton, West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/14/2014 8:16:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMK57A
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:

The memorial has three steel beams from the World Trade Center. In front of the beams is plaque inscribed:

In Memory Of Those
Who Perished
September 11, 2001
During The Attack
On America

Steel Beams
from the
World Trade Center
New York City

Weirton Steel Corporation presented these World Trade Center steel beams to the Brooke-Hancock Veterans Memorial Park in memory of the victims of September 11, 2001.

The corporation retained these three World Trade Center beams for this memorial and recycled the remainder of them in its steel making process.

May these beams keep alive the memory of those who perished and remind us of life's fragility, the need to be vigilant, the freedoms we share and the need to defend those freedoms.

Dedicated May 30, 2002
And Presented By
Weirton Steel Corporation

Date of Dedication: 5/30/2002

Name of organization that built the memorial: Weirton Steel Corporation

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Text on the memorial:
See description


Physical address of memorial:
Brooke-Hancock Veterans Memorial Park
Scott Lumber Access Rd
Weirton, West Virginia


Additional coordinates: Not Listed

Website for more information: Not listed

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