South Hero in Grand Isle County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Grand Isle 9/11 Memorial
This flag is a memorial to those who lost their lives in the attacks of September 11, 2001. It was erected by Grand Isle County residents during the 24 hours following the event. Flying from a birch pole set on a sand bar in the lake, it was later moved to higher ground.
On September 11, 2010, the flag was moved to this permanent site in a ceremony includiing fire fighters, police, rescue personnel and ordinary citizens.
May we never forget.
The flag and pole are maintained by the Grand Isle VFW and the Vermont Department of Transportation.
Erected 2010 by Grand Isle VFW Post 10854.
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. 44° 37.732′ N, 73° 14.911′ W. Marker is in South Hero, Vermont, in Grand Isle County. Marker is on Roosevelt Highway (U.S. 2) 5 miles west of Interstate 89, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton VT 05468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel De Champlain (a few steps Ebenezer Allen (approx. 2.9 miles away); George Jerrison Stannard / Deming-Stannard Farm (approx. 4.6 miles away); Catamount Stadium (approx. 4.7 miles away); Milton Speedway (approx. 5.1 miles away); Colchester Log Schoolhouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); Colchester Causeway / Le remblai de Colchester (approx. 6.2 miles away); Ray W. Collins (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2022, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2022, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.