Tuesday, September 3rd

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by Melissa Jones

wfaa.com

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 8:17 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 8:22 AM

THE LARGEST WORLD TRADE CENTER ARTIFACT IN TEXAS

 

 

http://www.fortworthmuseum.org

 

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is proud to be the designated caretakers of N-101 from the World Trade Center's North Tower.  The beam, a full-façade panel that once supported the three floors (101-103) located two stories above the center of the impact zone of the North Tower, is the largest artifact in Texas from the World Trade Center. The artifact will be the focus of 9/11 Tribute, a permanent exhibit that will be installed in the Museum's iconic Urban Lantern

 

Comprised of three steel columns, three stories high, bolted together, the artifact weighs approximately 7,000 pounds and measures 36 feet high by 6 feet wide by 3 feet thick.  It is one of the few recovered pieces the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been able to trace to its exact location within the tower.  Officially known as WTC 1, Column 133, floors 100-103 NIST Steel # N-101, Impact Steel by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, it is now simply referred to as N-101.

 

World Trade Center Beam“The Museum is deeply honored that we will be able to provide the community with a tribute site that pays homage to 9/11, the people who perished in the attacks and the brave men and women who served as first responders on that tragic day,” said Museum President Van A. Romans. “As a history museum, ours is an appropriate venue for such an important American artifact, and we are delighted to make it possible for our guests to have access to it.”

 

Construction on the 9/11 Tribute installation is planned for August / September 2013. The architect and project coordinator for the installation is Bennett, Benner & Pettit. The 9/11 Tribute exhibit will be free to the public.

 

Installation of the artifact in the Museum’s Urban Lantern will allow visitors to Fort Worth and the Museum of Science and History to view the artifact free of charge and on a very personal level. The exhibit will present the artifact in vertical orientation as it was positioned in the exterior structural frame of the North Tower immediately above the impact zone.  Visitors will be provided close proximity viewing of the artifact allowing them to fully experience and emotionally connect with the magnitude of the attack and subsequent building collapse.

 

We view this opportunity, in partnership with the City of Fort Worth, as a national responsibility and obligation to our public to educate, inform and advance the gravity of this event.

 

 

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

www.TexasMotorSpeedway.com

 

Texas Motor Speedway and its media partners will help recognize the heroic efforts of first responders across North Texas by providing a ride of a lifetime and the chance to visit with one of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contenders in conjunction with NASCAR's Chase Across America.

 

 

SENIOR THURSDAYS

 

www.SeniorThursdays.org

 

 

MY RIDE DALLAS

 

www.MyRideDallas.org

 

MY RIDE Dallas can help seniors get where thye need and want to go.

For details Call 972-855-8084 or log onto www.MyRideDallas.org

 

 

SOUTHWEST ALLERGY AND ASTHMA CENTER

 

 

www.SouthwestAllergy.com

 

Southwest Allergy & Asthma Center has four locations serving North Texas.. in Plano, Sherman/Denison, North Denton, and South Denton.

For more information you can call 972.398.3500 or simply log on to  www.SouthwestAllergy.com

 

 

FIG FINALE

 

www.FashionIndustryGallery.com

 

 

The Fashion Industry Gallery has just announced its big Finale... to its bi-annual shopping event.

The exclusive sale opens to the public this Friday and Saturday.

Shoppers can find deals of up to 75 percent off retail prices from top stores and designers.

Women's, men's and children's clothing, shoes and accessories will be for sale.. at the Fashion Industry Gallery on Ross Avenue in Dallas.

Day passes are ten dollars each if bought online, and two-day passes are 15 dollars.

You can buy tickets at www.FashionIndustryGallery.com

 

 

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