Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Wappinger 9/11 Memorial
All The Lives That
Wer Lost During
The Horrific Attack
On This Great Land
September 11, 2001
The two white columns represent the twin towers which the two first planes struck and will never be out of our minds.
The Pentagon represents the Pentagon which the third plane Struck.
The plantings are a reminder of the field in Pennsylvania where the fourth plane crashed.
The circle on top of the Pentagon represents the unity that occurred after the tragedy. Instead of fear and helplessness, Americans united, to comfort grieving hearts and restore normalcy.
The steel I-beam from the Twin Towers represents the fact that even though the buildings fell, the steel, like America, is still as strong as ever. The angle of the I-beam is 9 degrees south by 11 degrees east to represent 9/11. Placed on an angle as a
The empty boots, coat and helmet are a reminder of the first responders who went to help but will never return.
All enclosed in a circle of paving stone. A circle, which has no beginning and no end, no start and no finish but captures and connects all of the elements together, so that those of us who remain can never forget.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: 9/11 Attacks. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
Location. 41° 36.393′ N, 73° 52.331′ W. Marker is in Wappingers Falls, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Myers Corners Road and All Angels Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Myers Corners Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wappingers Falls NY 12590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wappinger War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mesier Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Mesier Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gen. Swartwout Home (approx. 2.9 miles away); Griffin’s Tavern (approx. 3.1 miles away); Estate Owned and Occupied 1804-1812 By George Clinton (approx. 3.2 miles away); Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees HouseVan Wyck Family (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wappingers Falls.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.