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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

September 11, 2001

 
 
September 11, 2001 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
1. September 11, 2001 Marker
Inscription. This monument contains limestone damaged in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It was recovered from the west facade of the Pentagon and is placed in remembrance of the 2,977 individuals killed in the attacks on our homeland. 184 perished at the Pentagon, 40 were lost on Flight 93 in Pennsylvania, and 2,753 died in New York at the World Trade Center.
The events of September 11, 2001 changed our nation forever. By placing this stone, #ES 76, which was part of the Original Pentagon built in 1942. We hereby recognize the heroic first responders and salute the men and women of our armed forces and their enduring spirit of freedom.

Our appreciation to the following major donors: ESAB, NUCOR, Armstrong Wealth, Brown Memorials, The Jebaily Family in memory of Mark Hindy, King Cadillac, SOPAKCO, Colonel Barry Wingard, Crown Beverages, and the City of Florence.
Sculpor, Alex Palkovich
Dedicated, September 11, 2011
 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 34° 11.113′ N, 79° 50.037′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker can be reached from Woody Jones Boulevard. Click for map. Inside the Florence Veterans Park. Entrance is from the Florence Civic Center parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
2. Overview
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Purple Heart Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Florence Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marine Corps League of Florence, SC (within shouting distance of this marker); POW * MIA (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ebenezer Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Florence Depot (1852) / Wilmington & Manchester RR (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. War, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan
 
September 11, 2001 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
3. September 11, 2001 Marker
Pentagon stone image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
4. Pentagon stone
Close up of the limestone mentioned in the text of the marker.
The Florence Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
5. The Florence Veterans Park
Sign at the entrance to the park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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