Montpelier, Vermont: Forgotten Space Shuttle Memorial (In Transition)

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Directions:
From Montpelier drive south on Main St., cross the river bridge, then turn right at the stoplight onto Memorial Drive for about one mile. Turn left at the stoplight onto National Life Drive. The memorial is on that corner, on the left.
Hours:
July 2021: Removed for cleaning.
Status:
In Transition
Forgotten Space Shuttle Memorial

Granite block engraved with an image of the Challenger and the names of its seven crew members. Dedicated in 1986, only a few months after the shuttle launch explosion.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/08/2020]

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Forgotten Space Shuttle Memorial

As of at least August 24, 2021, the monument has been removed and is waiting for a new home.

[Moonshine, 09/02/2021]

It was removed in July for a cleaning. Once that's completed, the city's Public Art Commission plans to move it to a new, less-forgettable location.


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