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Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Field of Empty Chairs

 
 
The Field of Empty Chairs Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
1. The Field of Empty Chairs Marker
Inscription.

You are entering the area where the Alfred P. Murrah Building once stood. The granite used on this pathway was salvaged from the Murrah Building. The Field of Empty Chairs is a tribute to the 168 Americans who were killed April 19, 1995. The nine rows represent the nine floors on which they worked or were visiting. The five westernmost Empty Chairs honor those who were killed outside the Murrah Building.
 
Erected by Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.
 
Location. 35° 28.373′ N, 97° 31.061′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, near the 9:03 Gate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 North Harvey Avenue, Oklahoma City OK 73102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. And Jesus Wept (within shouting distance of this marker); South Entry (within shouting distance of this marker); Building Occupants (within shouting distance of this marker); Rescuer Orchard (within shouting distance of this marker); Journal Record Building South Wall
The Field of Empty Chairs and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
2. The Field of Empty Chairs and Marker
An identical marker is at the opposite (east) end of the field
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Playground (about 300 feet away); Team Effort (about 300 feet away); Children's Area (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
Also see . . .  Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. (Submitted on October 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Field of Empty Chairs image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
3. The Field of Empty Chairs
From across the Reflecting Pool
The Field of Empty Chairs image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
4. The Field of Empty Chairs
From the Murrah Plaza
The Field of Empty Chairs image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
5. The Field of Empty Chairs
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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