Salt Lake 2002 Paralympics - Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve
N 40° 44.860 W 111° 52.459
12T E 426188 N 4511113
Quick Description: Three granite markers that explain what happened at the 2002 Paralympic Games.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2012 9:08:12 AM
Waymark Code: WME8YV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 3

Long Description:
The three stones here contain quotes, pictures with captions and and narratives that tell the story of the 2002 Paralympics in Salt Lake City. One is dedicated to the opening ceremonies, but also has pictures of the Sledge Hockey medal ceremony. The second stone is dedicated to competitions and tells about sledge hockey and skiing events. The third is dedicated to the athletes and mentions that "450 athletes from 36 countries proudly marched into Rice-Eccles Stadium for the Opening Ceremony, with 450 different stories and 450 different dreams."
Marker Name: Salt Lake 2002 Paralympics

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
Located in Liberty Park near the Rotary Playground for children of all abilities.


County: Salt Lake

City: Salt Lake City

Group Responsible for Placement: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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