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

Freedom High School Sundial Memorial

 
 
Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 21, 2008
1. Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Marker
Inscription. In memory of the citizens of Prince William County and other Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001
 
Erected 2004.
 
Location. 38° 37.274′ N, 77° 17.328′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Neabsco Mills Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15200 Neabsco Mills Road, Woodbridge VA 22191, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Potomac Path (approx. mile away); Neabsco Mills Ironworks (approx. half a mile away); Dumfries Rest Area (approx. half a mile away); The Old Potomac Path (approx. 0.6 miles away); The King's Highway ~ Preserving History (approx. 0.6 miles away); The King's Highway ~ The Potomac Path (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rippon Lodge ~ Latrobe's View (approx. 0.7 miles away); Events Along Neabsco Creek (approx. mile away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Regarding Freedom High School Sundial Memorial. Freedom High School, a public high school located in Prince William County, Virginia, was established in 2004. The School held its dedication ceremony on September 11, 2004. On that same
Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 21, 2008
2. Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Marker
date, they also dedicated a memorial to the Prince William County victims of the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

As a permanent part of the high school, there is a 62-foot diameter sundial dedicated to these heroes. The names of the Prince William County victims are inscribed on the bricks around the sundial. Four brass plates are placed on the face of the sundial to mark the times when the four airliners tragically struck the North and South Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and the field in Pennsylvania.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker is the 9/11 Liberty Memorial, located in the Prince William County Government Complex
 
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Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 21, 2008
3. Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Marker
Bricks with victim's names surround the sundial. image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 21, 2008
4. Bricks with victim's names surround the sundial.
Brass plates for Flights 11 and 175 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 21, 2008
5. Brass plates for Flights 11 and 175
Flight 11 crashed into the World Trade Center's North Tower at approximately 8:46 am. Flight 175 crashed into the South Tower at around 9:03 am.
Brass plates for Flights 77 and 93 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 21, 2008
6. Brass plates for Flights 77 and 93
Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon at approximately 9:38. Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania at around 10:03.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,117 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 22, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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