GT 911 Artifact

This is Traverse City’s September 11th artifact and memorial site.

9/11 Memorial update 2020

WE ARE SORRY TO ANNOUNCE THAT DUE TO COVID ISOLATION PRECAUTIONS, THE GRAND TRAVERSE METRO FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT BE HOSTING ITS FORMAL 19TH ANNIVERSARY 9/11 MEMORIAL THIS YEAR. The Grand Traverse 9/11 Memorial Park however is permanently open 365 days a year including this year. We welcome the public to the park for public…
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September 4, 2019 0

Make A Donation

If you would like to make a donation towards the memorial, please contact us here.

August 20, 2017 0

New Website

Today we have unveiled a newly re-designed website that better showcases not only the amazing memorial that has been constructed, but also the historical content from the artifact.

August 20, 2017 0

Memorial Info

The 9/11 Artifact that Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department retrieved from New York, City in 2011 has been permanently placed behind the Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department Admin Office at 897 Parsons Rd, Traverse City MI 49686. This is located at N Three Mile Rd/Parson Rd in East Bay Township of Grand Traverse County. Below is…
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August 11, 2017 0

Artifact Info

On Friday, April 8, 2011, Grand Traverse Metro Firefighters proudly transported a 9/11 artifact donated to the Department from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  Draped in an American flag, this 3,100 lb piece of steel, recovered from the North Tower of the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001, arrived…
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August 10, 2017 0