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September 11 Memorial in Green Bay WI First and Only in the Nation. Why?

Two blindingly bright 30-ft tall stainless steel towers, perhaps exaggerated in narrowness, stand along the Fox River, next to the Nitschke Bridge at the Neville Public Museum. The prime spot had been taken up by the popular Green Bay Packer Receiver statue until the WTC 9/11 Memorial arrived (then the Receiver was sent packing up the road...).

The WTC 9/11 Memorial was dedicated on June 1, 2005. Names of victims are engraved on the granite base and a 34 inch chunk of an actual WTC girder is mounted on the front. The main inscription reads: "In Loving Memory to the Known and the Unknown, the Found and the Unfound."

Brian Herres of Fox Valley Monument worked on the memorial, which includes a laser etched American flag. We've seen mention of plans to put up 50 or more identical memorials around the nation, but this apparently never proceeded further than Green Bay.

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Bump.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Jesse Ventura bump.

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Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Where is the third tower?

Should be a little over 13 feet tall.

Officially that was a secondary event, not related to the

attacks. True?

Updated with working pics.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

If you can't see on windows

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

I'd rather have the Green Bay Packer Reciever statue back.

A local restaurant (Title Town Brewery) got that.

A replica of the 9/11 WTC monument should be sent to Iraq with the inscription:

"Just a reminder as to why we invaded you. What's that you say? You had nothing to do with 9/11? Yeah. We know."

There ya go

Title Town Brewery was in on it!!! The owner is probably a friend of some worthless politician.

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

Actually the statue was in storage for several months. They

even managed to break of the leg and damaged the foot, before Title Town Brewery requested it and fixed it. Seriously.

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/11870

Good to know. BTW what's up with that new thing downtown...

the Packer history thing with the statues of little kids? Reminds me of the Denver Airport. It's weird.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Are you aware that the Green Bay Packer Reciever was repainted

in honor of Donald Driver's retirement?

His jersey number was changed from the "88" he always wore, to the "80" that Donald Driver wore. He is also now appropriately black.

I haven't seen the thing downtown that you refer to.

On the corner of Washington and Cherry...

the new Packer Heritage display. It's just weird - they just installed it last fall.

Since there's nothing else downtown anymore there's no reason you would know about this :)

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Kickback

Somebody got paid, that's what happened. And it wasn't YOU!!!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown