Palm Coast in Flagler County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The First Responders
Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709
423 First Responders made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. Due to exposure to toxic chemicals in the air during rescue and recovery efforts, an alarming number continue to die from their exposure that day and months that followed. The final death toll may never be known. They are credited with saving over 37,000 people that day.
Erected by Elks Club #2709.
Location. 29° 33.96′ N, 81° 13.491′ W. Marker is in Palm Coast, Florida, in Flagler County. Memorial can be reached from Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive. Located at the Palm Coast Elks Club. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast FL 32137, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. September 11, 2001 (here, next to this marker); World Trade Center (here, next to this marker); Flight 93 (here, next to this marker); The Pentagon (a few steps from Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “All Gave Some, Some Gave All” (approx. 1.3 miles away); Memorial Tree (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Coast.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.