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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd September 1941 General de Gaulle forms French government in exile in London.

23rd September 1909 Susan Travers, the only woman to join the French Foreign Legion, was born in London.

23rd September 1814 Work began on the original Southwark bridge by John Rennie.go to related location

London's 9/11 Memorial



London's 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 memorial garden opposite the American Embassy in London

Location: Grosvenor Square, London

Description: This is the 9/11 memorial to the British people who died in New York's World Trade Centre terror attack. The names of the British victoms are inscribed on the wall here.

The quotation is from the American poet Henry Van Dyke. Part of a steel girder from the World Trade Center is buried underneath this.

There was a short ceremony for family members and guests on the 11th September 2003 when HRH The Princess Royal officially opened the garden. The garden was opened to the general public on the 13th September 2003.


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London's 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 memorial garden opposite the American Embassy in London


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It was idneed a fantastic event and an eye-opener for many people including ourselves. We stayed to watch Mark sprint to the finish line, absolutely incredible! Here are some pictures of the moment you saw Rudolph Walker . We had lunch with him after the race and what a great man, the amount of charities and fundraisers he gets involved with is very inspiring. (Nendi)
Posted by Nendi on 2012-02-19
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