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  • Monument Name

    September 11, 2001 Memorial, Newland

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    First Responders

    September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

  • City

    Newland

  • County

    Avery

  • Description

    This September 11, 2001 memorial consists of a two-foot tall lectern shaped granite marker on a single base. Attached to the lectern top is thin darker granite slab which bears the inscriptions. A depiction of the Twin Towers and the emblem for the Fire Department, City of New York are incised above the inscription.

  • Inscription

    IN MEMORY OF THE FIREFIGHTERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, / EMS PERSONNEL AND CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON / SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 DURING THE TERRORIST ATTACK / ON THE UNITED STATES.

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.087010 , -81.926480 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      Hardy, Michael. “Our Avery County: Monuments And Memorials In Avery County,” The Avery Journal (Newland, NC), http://www.averyjournal.com/, July 19, 2014, (accessed November 23, 2015) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Location

    The marker is located on the Newland Town Square across the street from the Avery County Courthouse which is located at 200 Montezuma Street in Newland, NC. This marker is across the square from the Veteran’s Memorial and Law Enforcement marker.

  • Landscape

    The marker stands on a grassy area.

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