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Image for 1953 Tornado Commemorative - Waco, TXview gallery

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Disaster Memorials1953 Tornado Commemorative - Waco, TX

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This black memorial, reminiscent of both a teardrop and a tornado, stands at the corner of N 4th St and Austin Ave. in downtown Waco, near the center of the heaviest damage caused by the tornado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: 12/28/2021

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New metal kinetic sculptures were dedicated at the former site of the R.T. Dennis building where the largest loss of life from the storm occurred.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/2/2019

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Disaster Memorials2013 Fertilizer Plant Explosion - West, TX

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The memorial is about 100 yards away from where the fertilizer plant once stood and has a fountain surrounded by 15 plaques — one for each person who died.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/4/2019

last visited: never

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Disaster MemorialsThe Crash at Crush - Abbott, TX

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The Hill County Southbound Safety Rest Area has an interpretive sign that relates "The Crash at Crush" and how a planned head-on collision of two locomotives at high speed wasn't a good idea. Three people were killed, many were injured.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: never

Image for Fort Hood November 5 Memorial - Killeen, TXview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsFort Hood November 5 Memorial - Killeen, TX

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Thirteen people died at Fort Hood on Nov. 5, 2009 at the hands of a terrorist. There are 13 columns with pictures of the deceased and information about their lives, and topped by small bronze sculptures. They are under a circular pavilion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: never

Image for Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial - Kerens, TXview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsSpace Shuttle Columbia Memorial - Kerens, TX

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A memorial stands in Garden Park in Kerens, TX, paying tribute not only to the seven astronauts who lost their lives when the Columbia disintegrated over North Texas, but also to the local citizens who helped in the debris recovery effort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/6/2015

last visited: never

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Disaster MemorialsTexas A&M Bonfire Memorial

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The Bonfire Memorial celebrates the tradition, history and spirit of Texas A&M, and the dedication of those involved in the tragic collapse of the 1999 Bonfire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WeimarWest

location: Texas

date approved: 7/17/2012

last visited: 9/6/2020

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Disaster MemorialsBonfire Memorial - College Station, TX

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Spirit of the Bonfire is located in Spence Park on the A&M Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/27/2018

last visited: 7/27/2019

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Disaster MemorialsAl Hayne Monument - Fort Worth,TX

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The monument dates from 1893. It commemorates a man who gave his life to save others in the Texas Spring Palace fire of 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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Disaster MemorialsTower Garden Memorial -- University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX

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This somber memorial anchors the Tower Memorial Garden, which commemorates the victims who were killed on a horrifying summer day at the University of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/10/2016

last visited: 3/30/2018

Image for Garland Tornado Memorial (The Spirit of Garland) - Garland, TXview gallery

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Disaster MemorialsGarland Tornado Memorial (The Spirit of Garland) - Garland, TX

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A memorial to victims of the December 26, 2015 tornado that struck Garland and nearby Rowlett and Sunnyvale, killing ten people, leaving many homeless, and causing millions of dollars worth of destruction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/23/2017

last visited: never

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