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9-11 Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony








Ground was officially broken Sunday, April 14, for the Fulton County 9-11 Memorial at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. The memorial will incorporate the piece of steel taken from the wreckage of the World Trade Center following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Top: firefighter turnout gear from several departments rests against the trailer carrying the WTC steel. Below, from left: Brad Lonis, assistant chief of the Morenci, Mich., Fire Department; Ray Kelbe, chief of the Metamora Fire Department; John Arquette, chief of the Lyons Fire Department; and Andy Brodbeck, chief of the Archbold Fire Department, each turn a shovel of earth.– photos by David Pugh and Mary Huber

Ground was officially broken Sunday, April 14, for the Fulton County 9-11 Memorial at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. The memorial will incorporate the piece of steel taken from the wreckage of the World Trade Center following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Top: firefighter turnout gear from several departments rests against the trailer carrying the WTC steel. Below, from left: Brad Lonis, assistant chief of the Morenci, Mich., Fire Department; Ray Kelbe, chief of the Metamora Fire Department; John Arquette, chief of the Lyons Fire Department; and Andy Brodbeck, chief of the Archbold Fire Department, each turn a shovel of earth.– photos by David Pugh and Mary Huber

 

 

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