Palm Coast in Flagler County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
World Trade Center
New York, NY
Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709
New York, NY
*0846 – Hijacked American Airlines Flight #11 is crashed into the World trade Center Tower #1
*0903 – Hijacked United Airlines Flight #175 is crashed into the World Trade Center Tower #2
*0959 – Due to massive crash damage and intense fires from jet fuel, Tower #2 suffers a total collapse, killing thousands and decimating the ranks of emergency first
*1028 – Tower #1 also collapses, causing additional death and devastation, falling debris and fire cause extensive damage to all buildings in the World Trade Center Complex.
*1720 – World Trade Center Building #7 collapses amid on going rescue operations.
Killed:2,823 Injured:6,294 Rescued or Evacuated Estimated 37,000 Youngest Killed Age 2
Only 23 people were dug out of the massive rubble. Search & rescue efforts continued for over a year. Some of the salvaged steel from the World Trade Center was used to build a U.S. Navy ship, the “USS New York”
Erected by Elks Club #2709.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
Location. 29° 33.957′ N, 81° 13.493′ W. Marker is in Palm Coast, Florida, in Flagler County. Marker is on Old Kings Rd N, 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive, on the right when traveling north. 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); Flight 93 (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Pentagon (here, next to this marker); The First Responders (here, next to 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.
Regarding World Trade Center. The nearly 20-foot long piece of steel, with its jagged edges and shorn bolts, is a section of a floor joist from Tower 1. The floor joist rest on a squat square piece of steel, a support beam from Tower 2. The steel is attached to a pentagon-shaped concrete pedestal.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 2. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.