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 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.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Brick Company 9/11 Memorial

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Steam Engine TombstonesSteam Engine Tombstones, Roanoke, VA - 6 mi.
Big CombBig Comb, Roanoke, VA - 7 mi.
Trojan DogTrojan Dog, Roanoke, VA - 7 mi.
In the region:
Marker: Home of the Jones Diamond, Peterstown, WV - 39 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

July 28, 2015

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Virginia Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Cotton Museum: Lizard Man!, Bishopville, South Carolina (Jul 27-Aug 2, 2015)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Salem, Virginia

Nightly rates found:

Find Hotels Near:

Book Online Now