9/11 Memorial at Curlew Hills Memorial Gardens - Palm Harbor, FL
Posted by: debbado
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Quick Description: This beautiful memorial has 2 granite pieces in shape of the Twin Towers with a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in the center of the towers. It's located towards the back of Curlew Hills Memorial Gardens cemetery.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2013 1:41:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMHXNH
This beautiful memorial has 2 granite pieces in shape of the Twin Towers with a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in the center of the towers. The towers are surrounded by water with an eternal flame in front.
There are several granite monuments surrounding the walkway with the history of that day. The monuments are....
World Trade Center - 2,606 lives are lost in New York City at the World Trade Center collapse site of both 110 story North and South Towers and the 47 story "7 tower."
"NORTH TOWER (1 WTC)" - at 8:46a.m. American Airlines Flight 11 with 76 passengers and a crew of 11 is hijacked and crashes into the World Trade Center's North Tower.
"SOUTH TOWER (2 WTC)" - at 9:03a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 with 51 passengers and a crew of 9 is hijacked and crashes into the World Trade Center's South Tower.
"THE 343" - on 9/11/2001, 343 FDNY Firefighters lost their lives rescuing thousands of others during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Palm Harbor Special Fire Control and Rescue District - Formerly the Ozona, Palm Harbor, Crystal Beach Fire Department
The following firefighters are honored and remembered for their service to the Fire Department and the community.
Fire Chief-Clair Kyle, Fire Chief-Jimmy Van Valkenburg, Fire Chief-Fred Williams, Fire Chief, Acting-William Allison, Volunteer Firefighter-James Atherton, Volunteer Firefighter-Ed Eikel, Volunteer Firefighter-Luther Emanual, Volunteer Firefighter-Sam J. Hart, Volunteer Firefighter-Sam Hart, Volunteer Firefighter-Leon Hart, Volunteer Firefighter-Lenton Judah, Volunteer Firefighter-Dale Kinkead, Volunteer Firefighter-Patrick McCusker, Volunteer Firefighter-Ned Porter, Volunteer Firefighter-W.G. Roberts, Volunteer Firefighter-Marvin Scoggins, Volunteer Firefighter-H.L. (Lorimer) Stansell, Volunteer Firefighter-Theron Stansell, Volunteer Firefighter-Kleckner Whitfield, Volunteer Firefighter-Dave Worsham and Volunteer Firefighter-Oscar Williamson
LAW ENFORCEMENT - The lives of 23 NYPD officers and 37 Port Authority officers were lost during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
FLIGHT 93 - "Let's Roll" At 10:30am United Airlines Flight 93 with 33 passengers and a crew of 7 is hijacked and crashes near Shanksville, Pennsylvania because of the heroic actions of the passengers. Flight 93 is the only plane that did not hit the hijacker's target. 40 lives were lost.
PENTAGON - at 9:37a.m. American Airlines Flight 77 is hijacked and crashes into the Pentagon. 53 passengers, a crew of 6 and 126 people, including 55 U.S. Military Personnel, perished.
There are plaques with the fallen firefighters from the City of New York Fire Department for Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island and their headquarters.
Date of Dedication: 9/11/2012
Name of organization that built the memorial: Palm Harbor Fire Rescue and the Curlew Hills Memory Gardens
Private or Public Monument?: Private
Text on the memorial:
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever. World history will mark this date as one of the United States darkest hours but we Americans will celebrate it as one of our greatest tests. This Memorial Park is in honor of 2,977 people who made the ultimate sacrifice so that others may live.
"WE WILL NEVER FORGET"
Physical address of memorial:
1750 Curlew Road
Palm Harbor, FL USA
Website for more information: [Web Link]
Additional coordinates: Not Listed
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