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Remembering September 11, 2001 at Nixon Library
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
The Nixon Library will present 23 tons of wreckage from the World Trade Center as a symbol of national grief and resolve. The commemoration ceremony will also include:
- A fleet of fire engines and trucks, including Ladder Truck 32
- The ceremonial firefighter’s “Final Alarm”
- A formal Presentation of the Colors and National Anthem
- Musical performances
The 23 tons of sacred steel will arrive at the Nixon Library via motorcade with escorts from the CHP, Orange County Sheriff’s Department and Orange County Fire Authority.
The motorcade will exit the 57 Freeway at Yorba Linda Blvd. at 10:50 AM. Residents of Brea, Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda and the surrounding communities are encouraged to line the motorcade route to the Nixon Library.
The steel will be on display in the Nixon Library’s parking lot and remain open 24 hours a day until September 18.
Registration is strongly recommended to attend this ceremony. Admission to the Nixon Library and Museum is not included.
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