Salem, Virginia: Brick Company 9/11 MemorialSteel beams from the 33rd to 36th floors of the North Tower of the World Trade Center support a flagpole on the front lawn of a brick company. Company liquidated in 2015, ill-conceived auction of memorial cancelled. Town plans to move it somewhere.
- 2500 W. Main St., Salem, VA
- I-81 exit 137. Drive south into town on Wildwood Rd. Turn right at the stop light onto W. Main St. Drive about a half-mile. On the left, just past the next stoplight.
- June 2015: Company liquidated, town to move memorial.
Visitor Tips and News About 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]
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."
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]