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Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

We Will Never Forget.

 
 
To Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 18, 2018
1. To Honor Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to all Police, Fire, & EMS workers, & their families, who in any way gave their time, their effort, & in some cases their life, in serving & protecting the citizens of Beckley & Raleigh County.

The piece of steel on top of this monument is from the world trade centers that were destroyed on September 11, 2001. It is dedicated to the 343 FDNY firefighters: 23 NYPD officers: 37 NT port authority personnel; 8 EMS workers: 55 military personnel who died on the same day at the pentagon; 40 civilians on flight 93: & 2753 civilians that died that day & in the days since

The following are the fire departments in Beckley/Raleigh County:
Beaver VFD: Beckley FD: Bradley prosperity VFD: Clear Creek VFD; Coal City VFD; Coal River VFD; Ghent VFD; Lester VFD; Mabscott VFD; Rhodell VFD; Sophia Area VFD; Town of Sophia FD; Trap Hill VFD.

The following are the police departments & law enforcement agencies in Beckley/Raleigh County:
Beckley PD; Raleigh County Sheriff: WV State Police: Mabscott PD; Sophia PD; Lester PD: Rhodell PD; National Park Service Law Enforcement:

The following are EMS providers
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in Beckley/Raleigh County: Best Ambulance: General Ambulance: Jan Care Ambulance; Raleigh County Emergency Operating Center
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: 9/11 AttacksCharity & Public WorkLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 37° 46.549′ N, 81° 11.498′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Memorial is at the intersection of Neville Street and 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Neville Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 423 Neville St, Beckley WV 25801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alfred Beckley (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Influenza Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First State Police Headquarters (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Citizens Hall Of Fame (about 800 feet away); Beckley (about 800 feet away); Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion (about 800 feet away); Eccles Mine Explosions (about 800 feet away); Raleigh County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
 
We Will Never Forget. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, February 16, 2020
2. We Will Never Forget. Marker
We Will Never Forget. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, February 16, 2020
3. We Will Never Forget. Marker
We Will Never Forget. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, February 16, 2020
4. We Will Never Forget. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2024. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 18, 2024