Near Stirling in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tower of Remembrance
at The Shrine of Saint Joseph
"We Will Remember"
Erected by Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity.
Location. 40° 40.913′ N, 74° 29.397′ W. Marker is near Stirling, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker can be reached from Long Hill Road near Central Avenue, on the right when traveling west. The bell tower is located on the grounds of the Shrine of Saint Joseph. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling NJ 07980, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sentinel Elms (approx. 0.4 miles away); Signal Beacon #11 (approx. half a mile away); Village of Sterling (approx. 0.6 miles away); Millington Schoolhouse #74 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Frederick W. Schmidt (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lord Stirling Manor (approx. 2.3 miles away); Morris County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peppertown Park (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stirling.
Regarding Tower of Remembrance. From leaflet available at the site:
The bells were originally blessed and installed in 1960 at the Seminary and rang there until 1973. They have been silent since then. Bells have always been significant in calling people. These bells will ring out calling all people to pray - and work faithfully - for world peace, so that these victims will not have died in vain. This Tower of Remembrance - emerging from the rubble of violence - will remind us that in God there is hope; that as we remember, we heal. The name of each innocent victim who died at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in the field in Pennsylvania is inscribed on the memorial walls.
The Tower of Remembrance is a place where everyone can reflect on the sacredness of lives remembered. A bell tolls forty-six minutes after each hour starting at 8:46 am and ending 8:46 pm. It tolls four times in remembrance of the lives lost at the North tower, at the South tower, at the Pentagon, and in the field in Pennsylvania."
Also see . . . The Tower of Remembrance. (Submitted on June 6, 2009.)
Additional keywords. September 11, 2001, 9/11
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.