Alpine in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Dedicated to the men and women who perished on September 11th, 2001
This steel artifact was extracted from the rubble of the World Trade Center and donated to the Alpine station by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.
How tragically ironic that a building dedicated to the safety and security of the United States should begin construction at the exact moment that other buildings some 2,000 miles away would be destroyed by those enemies of this country who would see us all perish.
We remember the innocent victims of the World Trade Center, the heroes of United Flight 93, and the brave men and women who died at the Pentagon. We also remember all the other heroes, police, fire and emergency medical personnel, who selflessly responded and died during the rescue efforts. We honor their sacrifice and that of their family and loved ones.
We, the men and women of
"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." - George Santyana (sic, Santayana)
Erected 2011 by US Department of Homeland Security.
Location. 30° 20.855′ N, 103° 42.094′ W. Marker is in Alpine, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on Highway 90 (U.S. 90) 2 miles west of U.S. 118. Turn off 90 at the entrance to the Alpine Border Patrol Station. The monument marker and a parking area is on the right. Beyond the turnoff the entrance road dead ends at the station parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Alpine Station 3003 West Highway 90, Alpine TX 79830, 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. W. W. Townsend Home (approx. 2 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brewster County Jail WWII Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brewster County Courthouse (approx. 2.4 miles away); Holland Hotel Building (approx. 2.4 miles away); 105 Howitzer (approx. 2.4 miles away); Our Pioneers (approx. 2.4 miles away); This Enduring Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alpine.
More about this marker. This monument marker is a part of the Alpine Station and is on government property.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on September 15, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2011, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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