Hyde Park in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Firefighter Paul Tegtmeier
Engine Company 4
— September 11, 2001 —
Engine Company 4
September 11, 2001
Box 8087 2 WTC
On the morning of September 11, Firefighter Tegtmeier was detailed to Engine 26 for the day tour. He arrived at their quarters just as they were being dispatched to 2 WTC. Engine 26 was ordered to proceed up Tower 2 as far as they could and go into operation at the fire floor. When Tower 2 collapsed without warning, the exact whereabouts of Firefighter Tegtmeier and the rest of Engine 26 were unknown.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: 9/11 Attacks • Heroes. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
Location. 41° 47.246′ N, 73° 55.449′ W. Marker is in Hyde Park, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker can be reached from Market Street (County Route 41) just west of Pine Woods Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in Hackett Hill Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 79 East Market Street, Hyde Park NY 12538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Guinea Community Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoutenburgh House World War II (approx. half a mile away); Hyde Park Firehouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Those Who Served (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hyde Park World War II Korean War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Great Walks to Great Places (approx. 0.7 miles away); Winnakee Nature Preserve (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyde Park.
Also see . . . Roll of Honor: Paul A. Tegtmeier. Paul was a terrific man‚ a wonderful husband‚ son‚ brother‚ and loving father to Aric and Andrea. Paul was always smiling and willing to help his neighbor. He was an active volunteer firefighter for 24 years. At age 40‚ he was able to fulfill a lifelong dream of becoming a firefighter with FDNY. Paul was the happiest he had ever been at the time of his death.
– Catherine Tegtmeier (Submitted on March 22, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 173 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 22, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.