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Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World Trade Center Monument

 
 
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By Samuel Paik, September 25, 2017
1. World Trade Center Monument Marker
Inscription. On September 11, 2001 terrorists attacked our nation by crashing planes into the Pentagon, a field in Pennsylvania, and the World Trade Center. These four pieces of steel came from the remains of the World Trade Center and are arranged to represent how they might have fallen. 22 residents of the greater Prince William area were killed in the attacks that day. Their names are inscribed on the west wall of the 9/11 Liberty Memorial Reflecting Pool located directly ahead on the hill in Freedom Park.

We remember all of those who lost their lives that fateful day, and we honor their memory.
 
Erected 2013 by Prince William County.
 
Location. 38° 40.772′ N, 77° 21.115′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on County Complex Court 0.1 miles north of Prince William County Parkway (Virginia Route 294), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge VA 22192, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freedom Park (within shouting distance of this marker); 9/11 Liberty Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Roll of Honor
World Trade Center Monument and World Trade Center Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Samuel Paik, September 25, 2017
2. World Trade Center Monument and World Trade Center Monument Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bacon Race Church (approx. one mile away); Bacon Race Church and Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Military Operations (approx. one mile away); Oak Grove - Bacon Race Church (approx. one mile away); Washington ~ Rochambeau Wagon Route (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Regarding World Trade Center Monument. In May 2011, the New York Port Authority in New York and New Jersey signed an agreement granting Prince William County four pieces of steel from the towers which were destroyed in the terrorist attacks on 9-11. A design contest was held, and after extensive conservation of the beams, the winning design was dedicated in 2013. The monument consists of three beams leaning together at angles that rise to 22 feet and depicts the chaos of the fallen towers. A fourth beam stands upright, apart from the others, to testify to the certainty of American resilience. (From Prince William County website)
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince William County's Memorials. (Submitted on September 25, 2017, by Samuel Paik of Gainesville, Virginia.)
World Trade Center Monument and World Trade Center Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Samuel Paik, September 25, 2017
3. World Trade Center Monument and World Trade Center Monument Marker
Facing Prince William County Government Administration Center

2. World Trade Center Steel Design Contest. Story of Prince William County's World Trade Center Monument (Submitted on September 25, 2017, by Samuel Paik of Gainesville, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. GWOT 9/11
 
Categories. Disasters
 
World Trade Center Monument image. Click for full size.
By Samuel Paik, September 25, 2017
4. World Trade Center Monument
Facing Freedom Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2017, by Samuel Paik of Gainesville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 25, 2017, by Samuel Paik of Gainesville, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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