Gila Bend, Arizona: 9/11 Memorial - Beam

Two-ton portion of a Twin Towers beam, fountain, flags, and a bench to contemplate the horror and aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. Park opened in 2013.

9/11 Memorial Park

Address:
201 Pima St., Gila Bend, AZ
Directions:
On Pima street, between Capitol Ave. and Cleveland Ave., next to the Stout hotel.
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Beam from the Twin Towers.

9/11 Memorial - Beam

Very subtly powerful. Quite humbling to be so close to such an iconic relic. According to the Chamber of Commerce: "Gila Bend is one of a few Arizona cities that was granted a metal beam section salvaged from the New York Twin Towers Ground Zero site following the 9-11 attack in 2001." On Pima street next to historic Stout hotel.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 02/03/2015]

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