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Marshfield in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

September 11th Patriots Day

...Lest We Forget

 
 
September 11th Patriots Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 9, 2012
1. September 11th Patriots Day Marker
Inscription.
8:45 AM American Airlines Flight 11
9:03 AM United Airlines Flight 175
9:43 AM American Airlines Flight 77
10:00 AM United Airlines Flight 93

The Loss of Lives That Touched All Americans
September 11, 2001

 
Location. 44° 39.706′ N, 90° 10.755′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West 7th Street and South Chestnut Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Memorial is in Veterans Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 Park Street, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Governor William H. Upham House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marshfield Post Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tower Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Youth Baseball Donor Recognition Monument (approx. half a mile away); Founder’s Square (approx. half a mile away); Eli Winch House (approx. half a mile away); Columbia Park Band Shell (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marshfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. The City of Marshfield. Veterans Park. "In 1997, the American Legion Post
September 11th Patriots Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 9, 2012
2. September 11th Patriots Day Marker
54, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1866, VVA Chapter 549 and DAV Chapter 57 dedicated the Cobra AH-IS Helicopter at the apex of the park. The helicopter had flown combat missions in the Vietnam War." (Submitted on July 15, 2012.) 

2. Bell AH-1 Cobra. Wikipedia entry. "...a more powerful T53 engine and transmission were added from 1976 resulting in the AH-1S version." (Submitted on July 15, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Nearby AH-1S Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 9, 2012
3. Nearby AH-1S Cobra Helicopter
AH-1S Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 9, 2012
4. AH-1S Cobra Helicopter
AH-1S Cobra Helicopter image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 9, 2012
5. AH-1S Cobra Helicopter
AH-1S "Cobra" Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 9, 2012
6. AH-1S "Cobra" Plaque
Category...Attack Helicopter • Mission...To destroy enemy armor • Crew...2 pilots • Max. weight...10,000 pounds • Empty weight...6500 pounds • Max. speed...190 knots [220 MPH] • Engine...Turbine · Shaft horse power...1495 · Operating RPM...6600 • Fuel...JP-4, JP-5, JP-8 · 1680 pounds (262 gallons) · 600 pounds per hour burn rate at 100 knots (115 MPH) • Armament=normal configuration · Tow missile...8 missiles · Range=3750 meters • 2.75" rocket...38 rockets · Range=9000 meters • 40 MM Grenade...262 grenades · Range=1500 meters · Rate of fire=400 rounds per minute • 7.62 mini gun...4000 rounds · Range=1000 meters · Rate of fire=2000 rounds per minute & 4000 rounds per minute • Erected by American Legion Post 54 · VFW Post 1866 · VVA Chapter 549 · DAV Chapter 57 · May 26, 1997
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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