US Memorials and Monuments
Journey to America’s greatest national memorials and monuments. See the landmarks that capture America's most important moments and leaders.Filed under:
The single largest loss of civilian life on US soil is commemorated at the 9/11 Memorial in NYC. Located on the grounds where the Twin Towers once stood, bronze parapets are inscribed with the names of 2,983 individuals -- including John Robert Cruz, a 32-year-old employee of Cantor Fitzgerald who became engaged 2 weeks before the attacks.
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