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Rise Above - Jasper County 9/11 Memorial, Jasper, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 30° 55.292 W 094° 00.031
15R E 404403 N 3421335
Quick Description: Along North Main at the Jasper County Courthouse.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2018 1:52:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ18G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

Quite an impressive memorial/monument for a small East Texas town.
Featured are representations of the twin towers, backed by the American Flag, Statue of Liberty and a small Pentagon shape on the flag.
Between the two "towers" is a large rectangle of reddish brown steel.
At the base are the words:
September 11, 2001
All Gave Some, Some Gave All
Never Forget

Date of Dedication: 9/10/2016

Name of organization that built the memorial: Honor and Remember of Texans, American Legion Post 78, VFW Post 6380 and by the Citizens of Jasper, Jasper County, State of Texas Louisiana, and New York City

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Text on the memorial:

Behind a large piece of metal
visible from the front

This 250-pound piece of Sacred Steel from Ground Zero
was bestowed by members of the FDNY on May 11, 2016
to the centerpiece of this monument.

It rest here and serves as the seal for a vault
below paying tribute and honor to the Fallen.

The vault holds department patches for our area
First Responders and 602 dog tags of our Texas
Military fallen heroes since 9-11.



A Texas Memorial of Honored Remembrance
Timeline of attacks
8:46 a.m. American Airlines flight 11 strikes North Tower 1, World Trade Center, New York
9:03 a.m. United Airlines flight 175 strikes South Tower 2, World Trade Center, New York
9:06 a.m. American Airlines flight 77 strikes the Pentagon, Washington D.C.
9:08 a.m. American Airlines flight 903 crashes in a field at Shanksville, Pennsylvania
9:59 a.m. South Tower 2, World Trade Center collapses
10:28 a.m. North Tower 1, World Trade Center collapses
5:20 p.m. 47 story Seven World Trade Center collapses


Casualties of attacks
Flight 11 - 92
Flight 175 - 65
Flight 77 - 64
Flight 93 - 45
North Tower 1 1402
South Tower 2 614
Pentagon 125
Shanksville Pa 1


First Responders Casualties
NYC fire department 343
NYC police department 23
NY Port Authority Department 37
Emergency Medical Tech 8
Canine, “Sirus” 1


Texas Military Fallen Heroes
Iraq 187
Afghanistan 420



"Rise Above"

"We will always honor their selfless sacrifice, and remember each individual by name"

Jasper Remembers 9-11 Memorial Monument
Dedicated September 10, 2016
Honor and Remember of Texans, American Legion Post 78, VFW Post 6380
and by the Citizens of Jasper, Jasper County, State of Texas, Louisiana, and New York City






Physical address of memorial:
Jasper County Courthouse
Jasper, TX USA
75963


Additional coordinates: Not Listed

Website for more information: Not listed

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