Salem, Virginia: Brick Company 9/11 Memorial

Steel beams from the 33rd to 36th floors of the North Tower of the World Trade Center support a flagpole formerly on the front lawn of a brick company. Company liquidated in 2015; ill-conceived auction of memorial cancelled. Town instead moved it to the Fire Dept.

Fire Station No. 1

105 S. Market St., Salem, VA
Fire Station No. 1. Downtown, on the southwest corner of S. Market St. and E. Calhoun St.
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Brick Company 9/11 Memorial

Not there anymore as of 11/13/15.

[Reid, 11/21/2015]

The memorial was moved to the front lawn of the town Fire Department in Sep. 2015.

Brick Company 9/11 Memorial

The memorial as of 9/11/15 was moved to Salem Fire Station number 1 in downtown Salem, Va. Seems like a more fitting spot, and is now easier to get to and view.

[B., 09/24/2015]

911 flag pole.

World Trade Center Flagpole

Flagpole monument created out of beams from the 33rd to 36th floors of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The plaque at the base dedicates it to the fallen, civilian and professionals.

[Steve Gray, 10/02/2012]

The monument, built by a local brick company, is dedicated "to all the innocent people killed by the terrorists on September 11, 2001."

World Trade Center flag pole monument

The Old Virgina Brick Company has erected a monument to the World Trade Center: A flagpole made from a steel beam from the rubble of the towers. It's easily visible from west main street in Salem.

[Anon., 05/25/2003]

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