Steel Beam From Twin Towers Part Of Permanent Memorial In Ypsilanti

YPSILANTI (WWJ) – A 9/11 memorial event held Sunday at Pease Park features a 14-foot, 6,800-pound steel beam from the World Trade Center.

Eastern Michigan University acquired the large artifact from the New York Port Authority earlier this summer. Eastern was selected to receive it following a formal request from President Martin. A committee made up of faculty, administration and students were involved in the design of the memorial and in determining an appropriate site.

Taking part in the memorial event held by EMU were Jelani McGadney, president of EMU Student Government, EMU President Susan Martin, Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton and U.S. Rep. John Dingell.

The memorial is designed to be approachable and able to be touched by all visitors – those from Eastern’s campus and those from the community.

  • M V Midas Kirby

    Folding column (cantilever) insert mobile or portable includes metal. It is hermetically covered along with ss bellow, laserlight welded. rsj

  • Na Bot

    Curly hair exts are an easy way regarding varying your … Home » health and fitness » elegance … For any total set of locks extension services offered by Inanch greater london click this link.

  • Caballow Sitio

    Turnbull and Asser is well known worldwide for its classy designs manufactured from high quality resources to be able to excellent standard. Even though holding onto its Jermyn road main …Metal beam RSJ installation

  • Iam Joy

    London attracts practically 18 trillion unusual travelers, each year. The town imprints its level in every single visitor, who simply leaves this place which has a distinctly english sparkle. Probably, it can be …Brickwork in London

blog comments powered by Disqus
Best Winter Festivals In Metro Detroit
Thanksgiving Parade Guide

Watch & Listen