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New Orleans, Louisiana: Eerie Deepwater Horizon Memorial (Gone)

Eleven lifelike men made of thousands of rusty welded steel disks stand in a circle in a street median -- a memorial to the eleven oil workers who died when the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform blew up in April 2010. The city removed the sculpture in August 2018.

Just east of the French Quarter. In the median of Elysian Fields Ave., just north of its intersection with Dauphine St.
Removed by the city in Aug. 2018.

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Eerie Deepwater Horizon Memorial

Eerie is a great description. One minute you are in the heart of the French Quarter and suddenly you turn the corner to see a beautiful memorial smack dab in the center of a busy corridor.

[Mallory Billings, 06/07/2017]


Eerie Deepwater Horizon Memorial

Nice dedication of "Eleven," a memorial to the victims of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform calamity of 2010.

[Jen Meredith, 02/28/2017]

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