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Battalion 9 Firefighters 9/11 Memorial - NY, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 40° 45.654 W 073° 59.216
18T E 585508 N 4512708
Quick Description: The Battalion 9 Firefighters 9/11 Memorial is located at the fire station located at 782 8th Avenue at W. 48th Street in the Manhattan.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 3/7/2019 5:30:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM106E4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9 suffered the greatest loss of any other firehouse in the city on September 11, 2001; as fifteen of their members died that day.

A memorial consisting of a bronze relief sculpture created by A. Kotler in 2002 and a bronze plaque is dedicated to the firefighters from Battalion 9 who lost their lives during the attack on the World Trade center on September 11, 2001. The bronze relief is 28" wide by 22" high and depicts, in the foreground, the firefighters coming to the aid of a fallen firefighter. Th the background firefighters are rising a flag amid the rubble of the World Trade Center Towers.

A 5" high by 7" wide bronze plaque beneath the relief is inscribed:

Date of Dedication: 1/1/2002

Name of organization that built the memorial: New York City Fire Department

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Text on the memorial:
Dedicated to the Memory of
The Courageous Officers and Firefighters of
BATTALION 9 who made the Supreme Sacrifice
on 9/11/01 that others may live

BATTALION 9
ENGINE COMPANY 23

ENGINE COMPANY 40 ENGINE COMPANY 35
ENGINE COMPANY 54 LADDER COMPANY 4


Physical address of memorial:
782 8th Avenue
New York, NY United States
10036


Website for more information: [Web Link]

Additional coordinates: Not Listed

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