Ripley FD Remembers - Ripley, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 36° 01.075 W 096° 54.353
14S E 688708 N 3987964
Quick Description: This monument was placed by the Ripley Fire Department to remember their own.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2021 12:50:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM14NVT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 3

Long Description:
Ripley is a small rural community in southeastern Payne County, with a population of about 400. Off the northeast corner of their fire department building is a memorial to the fallen New York Fire Department firefighters who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

Nine-Eleven became the deadliest day in history for U.S. firefighters. On that day, when terrorists flew into the Twin towers in New York City, 2763 people died, including 343 firefighters and paramedics. This white granite monument, shaped like a headstone has the shape of a firefighter shield on it, engraved with the date 9-11-01. It reads:

F. D. N. Y.
9-11-01

In memory of
our fallen

Name of organization that built the memorial: Ripley Fire Department

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Text on the memorial:
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Physical address of memorial:
203Morton Avenue
Ripley, OK US
74062


Date of Dedication: Not listed

Additional coordinates: Not Listed

Website for more information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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