Montpelier, Vermont: Space Shuttle Memorial

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Address:
1 Bailey Ave., Montpelier, VT
Directions:
Along the walking path between the Winooski River and Montpelier High School. Park at the VSECU Credit Union, follow the path across Bailey Ave. toward the High School, and you'll soon see the monument ahead, on the left.
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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. Moved to its current spot in Nov. 2021.

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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