Steel Beam from World Trade Center at Memorial Park in Wauconda Is Commemoration Focal Point on 20 Year Anniversary of September 11 Terror Attack


More than 800 miles from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, retired Army Lt. Colonel Ryan Yantis, who was at the Pentagon when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the west side of the building, spent the day on the 20 year anniversary by telling his story and honoring those lost. YouTube Tips ⓘ

A 20-foot steel beam from the World Trade Center site stands straight up in a memorial park, located at 301 South Main Street in Wauconda. The 13,000-pound artifact and the Heroes of Freedom site at Memorial Park is dedicated to honoring the victims, the first responders, and military called to action after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001.

Memorial Park is located just north of the Wauconda Police Department headquarters at the corner of Main Street and Liberty Street.



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