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9/11 Tragedy

 
 
9/11 Tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2022
1. 9/11 Tragedy Marker
Inscription.  On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Over 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., including more than 400 police officers and firefighters.
 
Erected 2014 by The National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: 9/11 Attacks. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
 
Location. 39° 58.866′ N, 75° 49.407′ W. Marker is in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from South 1st Avenue south of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 S 1st Ave, Coatesville PA 19320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Return of the Trees (here, next to this marker); The Making of the Trees
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(here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Return of the Trees (here, next to this marker); The Future of the Trees (here, next to this marker); Arcelormittal Plate LLC World Trade Center (a few steps from this marker); The Lukens Mill - Early 1900s (within shouting distance of this marker); The Modern Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lukens Mill - Late 1800s (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coatesville.
 
9/11 Tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2022
2. 9/11 Tragedy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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