Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
September 11, 2001
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
Location. 34° 11.113′ N, 79° 50.037′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker can be reached from Woody Jones Boulevard. Touch for map. Inside the Florence Veterans Park. Entrance is from the Florence Civic Center parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Purple Heart Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Florence Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marine Corps League of Florence, SC (within shouting distance of this marker); POW✯MIA (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ebenezer Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Florence Depot (1852) / Wilmington & Manchester RR (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Categories. • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 20 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.