Camden County Holds 9/11 Memorial
CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ (CBS) — Camden County officials, and dozens of residents paid their respects to the men and women killed in the 9/11 attacks at a memorial dedication ceremony at the Stratford Fire Company Saturday morning.
The memorial unveiled is one of only a few in the country that contains remnants from all three attack sites.
As one of the speakers remarked during the ceremony, it was beautiful, sunny day similar to a Tuesday morning 16-years-ago that changed the lives of Americans.
The memorial bares the words “We Will Never Forget!” across the front, and for many like County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, it’s the first responders who leave a lasting legacy.
“It just reflects a courage so deep, so amazing of first responders going into those buildings,” he said. “Its a courage so deep I can’t even understand how somebody could possibly do it.”
Stratford Mayor Josh Keenan had a simple request of visitors.
“Sit down and say a prayer for the loved ones that were lost, and pay attention to what happens in the world,” he said.
Article continues below
The memorial sits in front of the Stratford Fire Company, and is open to the public every day.
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/09/10/camden-county-memorial-dedication/ - Dan Wing
Bronze Markers Stolen From Cemeteries
Woman Robs Man Of Pizza During Assault
Camden Makes Pitch To Host New Amazon HQ
NJ Postal Worker Charged With Fraud
Civilian Struck & Killed In Maple Shade
Tracking Jose: Storm Continues To Churn
Camden Acad. Charter School Cuts Ribbon
Huge Turn Out For Girl Battling Disease
Police Search: Car Connected To Homicide
NJ Man Missing In MD For Over A Month
$25K Reward Posted In Murder Of Family
Meat Cutters Compete For Rare Chance
Visitors Pay Tribute: Labor Day Founder
Two SJ Health Care Systems Are Merging
NJ Nat Guard Ready For Harvey Deployment