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Across the Harbor: Remembering September 11th

 
 
Across the Harbor: Remembering September 11th Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. Across the Harbor: Remembering September 11th Marker
Inscription.
On September 11, 2001 two hijacked planes were flown into the two towers of the World Trade Center. As the towers collapsed, nearly 3,000 people were killed. Today, this site – less than a mile from where the towers once stood – serves as a place to remember and reflect upon the tragedy.

Look through the nearby scope to see where the World Trade Center once stood.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 41.584′ N, 74° 1.142′ W. Marker is in Governors Island, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Carder Road and Hay Road, on the left when traveling west on Carder Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on Governors Island, near Castle Williams. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Group Effort (here, next to this marker); Castle Williams (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Castle Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Early North American Colonist Remains (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Castle Williams
Remembering September 11th Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. Remembering September 11th Marker
This photo was taken the day before the 10th anniversary of the attack.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Andes Road (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governors Island History in Brief (about 600 feet away); McKim, Meade & White, Architects of Governors Island (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Governors Island.
 
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Markers on Governors Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
3. Markers on Governors Island
Marker is seen here near the spotting scopes.
Markers at Castle Williams image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
4. Markers at Castle Williams
Several markes are found at this location. The Remembering September 11th Marker is on the spotting scopes seen on the right. Castle Williams is in the background.
Marker and Battery Williams image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
5. Marker and Battery Williams
The Remembering September 11th marker is seen here in front of Castle Williams.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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