September 11 Memorial
The Frankenmuth Fire Department invites you to remember the innocent victims of the September 11 tragedy. Pause at the memorial erected by the Department's firefighters to honor 9/11's heroic first responders. Touch the twisted steel that vividly exemplifies the tragic events of that day.
9/11 Memorial Facts
l 900 pound, ten foot steel section of I-bean from the World Trade Center
l Mounted on a pentagon-shaped granite base
l Panels that summarize the events of September 11th, 2001
l Double-epoxied to allow visitors the chance for tactile interaction
Frankenmuth Fire Department's 9/11 artifact, pictured above, is located in front of the station house at 210 W. Genesee Street.
An Overview of the 9/11 Attacks
-The September 11th attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks involving four passenger airplanes.
-The attacks were carried out by the Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda.
-They took place on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
-2,966 people were killed and over 6,000 others were injured.
-At least $10 bilion in property and infrastrucure damage were caused.
-Two planes hit the World Trade Center in New York City, New York
-Another hit the Pentagon (the U.S. Department of Defense's headquarters) in Arlingrton, Virginia
-A fourth plane was headed towards Washington D.C., but crashed in a Pennsylvania field after the terrorists hijacking the plane were overtaken by the passengers.