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A tree commemorates the 10 Australian victims of the September 11 2001 terrorist attack in New York. The large Hoop Pine and a plaque inscribed with the ten victims' names sits prominently in the Royal Botanic Gardens between the Opera House and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair.

At 8.45am on 11 September 2001, a passenger plane, which had been hijacked by Al Qaeda terrorists, crashed into the North Tower of New York's World Trade Center. Fifteen minutes later, a second plane slammed into the South Tower. By 10.30am the Twin Towers had collapsed, removing one of New York's most famous landmarks. Over 2600 people died in the terrorist attack, including ten Australians.

Location

Address:Mrs Macquaries Road, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.863333
Long: 151.216944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Terrorism
Actual Event STart Date:11-September-2001
Actual Event End Date:11-September-2001

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th September, 2011
Source: MA
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