The plaques on the monument document communications among firemen in the World Traded Center on September 11, 2001 as they made their way up the stairway of the south tower.
From bottom to top
Ladder 15 Irons: Just got a report. . . . — — Map (db m47175) WM
Dedicated in grateful appreciation to the men and women of Bernards Township who served in the armed forces during World War I and World War II. That peace, freedom and justice might not perish from the earth. — — Map (db m18211) HM
Dedicated in memory of Chief Philip Koechlein for seventy-four years of service.
Fire Dispatcher 1921 - 1969
Chief 1926 - 1928
Answered the final alarm October 8, 1995
"Phil, you . . . — — Map (db m21977) HM
On this site French Troops under Le Comte De Rochambeau encamped August 29, 1781 en route to meeting Gen. George Washington and achieving their victory at Yorktown, American independence was assured there in Virginia by the defeat and surrender of . . . — — Map (db m11580) HM