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Near Stirling in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tower of Remembrance

at The Shrine of Saint Joseph

 
 
Tower of Remembrance Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
1. Tower of Remembrance Marker
Inscription.
September 11, 2001
"We Will Remember"

 
Erected by Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity.
 
Location. 40° 40.913′ N, 74° 29.397′ W. Marker is near Stirling, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from Long Hill Road near Central Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The bell tower is located on the grounds of the Shrine of Saint Joseph. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling NJ 07980, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sentinel Elms (approx. 0.4 miles away); Signal Beacon #11 (approx. half a mile away); Village of Sterling (approx. 0.6 miles away); Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Frederick W. Schmidt (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lord Stirling Manor (approx. 2.3 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peppertown Park (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stirling.
 
Regarding Tower of Remembrance. From leaflet available at the site:

"Welcome to this most sacred site! A place of healing, prayer, and peace honoring the innocent victims who died on September 11,
Tower of Remembrance Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
2. Tower of Remembrance
2001. This memorial combines steel from the North Tower Building of the World Trade Center and bells from the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity's Seminary in Monroe, Virginia. The structure is an extension of God's magnificent natural beauty, a place of great reverence and sacredness.

The bells were originally blessed and installed in 1960 at the Seminary and rang there until 1973. They have been silent since then. Bells have always been significant in calling people. These bells will ring out calling all people to pray - and work faithfully - for world peace, so that these victims will not have died in vain. This Tower of Remembrance - emerging from the rubble of violence - will remind us that in God there is hope; that as we remember, we heal. The name of each innocent victim who died at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in the field in Pennsylvania is inscribed on the memorial walls.

The Tower of Remembrance is a place where everyone can reflect on the sacredness of lives remembered. A bell tolls forty-six minutes after each hour starting at 8:46 am and ending 8:46 pm. It tolls four times in remembrance of the lives lost at the North tower, at the South tower, at the Pentagon, and in the field in Pennsylvania."
 
Also see . . .  The Tower of Remembrance. (Submitted on June 6, 2009.)
 
Additional keywords.
First group of plaques with victim's names Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
3. First group of plaques with victim's names
September 11, 2001, 9/11
 
Categories. HeroesNotable Events
 
Second group of plaques with victim's names Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
4. Second group of plaques with victim's names
Bottom Bell at Tower of Remembrance Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
5. Bottom Bell at Tower of Remembrance
Bottom Bell at Tower of Remembrance Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
6. Bottom Bell at Tower of Remembrance
Roadside Entrance to the Shrine of Saint Joseph Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, June 3, 2009
7. Roadside Entrance to the Shrine of Saint Joseph
 
 
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