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The September 11th Memorial Plaza (Sacramento)

 

Dedicated to: Keeping alive the memory of the lives lost, the families affected by those lost and the people who lived through the horrifying experience of survival

Type of Memorial: Six Separate Memorials within the Plaza

 

Location: California State Fair Memorial Plaza

Address: 1600 Exposition Blvd.

City: Sacramento

State: California

Country: United States

 

Description:

#8 on MAP This Memorial Plaza is being built by contributions from people interested in keeping alive the memory of the lives lost, - the families affected by those lost, - the people who lived through the horrifying experience of survival and who will forever be left with terrifying memories. We remember the many heroic acts performed by ordinary people when caught up in catastrophic circumstances. The 9/11 Memorial Plaza features a steel I-Beam, a 125,000 pound piece of wreckage from “Ground Zero” at New York City’s World Trade Center; and a 5,180 pound granite sphere and fountain facet. The granite sphere is inscribed with the names of all 3,071 victims, and is suspended upon a fountain of water which allows the ball to be felt and rotated by hand to view its entire surface. In 2003, a 50-foot-tall Carillon Bell Tower with 23 “Singing Bells” was added to the Plaza display where it soothes and entertains visitors with a number of inspirational tunes.

 

More Information: For more information, please contact Mr. Tim Albiani at the September 11 Memorial Plaza Foundation located at 4209 Loazell Court Sacramento, CA 95864 or call him at (916) 257-4437.

Contact: (916) 263-3000, info@911memorialatcalexpo.org

Web Site: www.calexpo.com/911/default.asp

 

 

 

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