Rockville, Minnesota: Twin Towers Relic: One of the Last

The crenelated edges of this Twin Tower beam were made when metal crosses were cut out of it and given to families of the victims. It's one of the last pieces of the World Trade Center given to a town as a memorial.

Address:
24001 Fire Hall Lane, Rockville, MN
Directions:
Next to the Fire Department. On the town outskirts, just west of the intersection of MN-23 and MN-47.
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9/11 Memorial.

9/11 Memorial

Beam from the Twin Towers.

[Amanda, 05/07/2020]

The jagged edges of the beam did not come from the terrorist attack, but from metal crosses cut out of it and given to families of the victims. This was one of the last pieces of the World Trade Center given to a town as a memorial.


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