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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

September 11, 2001

 
 
September 11, 2001 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
1. September 11, 2001 Marker
Inscription.  This monument contains limestone damaged in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It was recovered from the west facade of the Pentagon and is placed in remembrance of the 2,977 individuals killed in the attacks on our homeland. 184 perished at the Pentagon, 40 were lost on Flight 93 in Pennsylvania, and 2,753 died in New York at the World Trade Center.
The events of September 11, 2001 changed our nation forever. By placing this stone, #ES 76, which was part of the Original Pentagon built in 1942. We hereby recognize the heroic first responders and salute the men and women of our armed forces and their enduring spirit of freedom.

Our appreciation to the following major donors: ESAB, NUCOR, Armstrong Wealth, Brown Memorials, The Jebaily Family in memory of Mark Hindy, King Cadillac, SOPAKCO, Colonel Barry Wingard, Crown Beverages, and the City of Florence.
Sculpor, Alex Palkovich
Dedicated, September 11, 2011
 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan.
 
Location.
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By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
2. Overview
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34° 11.113′ N, 79° 50.037′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Memorial can be reached from Woody Jones Boulevard. Inside the Florence Veterans Park. Entrance is from the Florence Civic Center parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Alone With Memories (within shouting distance of this marker); Ship’s Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Air Force Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
September 11, 2001 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
3. September 11, 2001 Marker
Pentagon stone image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
4. Pentagon stone
Close up of the limestone mentioned in the text of the marker.
The Florence Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
5. The Florence Veterans Park
Sign at the entrance to the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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