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Just a marker, but we must not forget

It's just a simple marker, but it represents a time when this town came together to help a nation... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
crusadercc
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Georgetown, Texas
Memorial Plaque

This memorial stone is difficult to find but if you go to the Milam Lodge, on 129 S Fredonia St... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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N. Fredonia Street, Plaque on W side of N. Fredonia, a few feet S of hall., Nacogdoches, TX
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

It's just a simple marker, but it represents a time when this town came together to help a nation mourn for the loss of seven brave astronauts. Worth walking the block or so off the main street if you're strolling around anyway. Search the address:...More

Thank crusadercc
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This memorial stone is difficult to find but if you go to the Milam Lodge, on 129 S Fredonia St, Nacodoches, the memorial plaque is just on the right side of the lodge.

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It took me so long to find the plaque. I walked and walked and then drove but couldn't find it. I knew it was by the Masonic hall but that didn't help me. Finally I clicked on the website where the information is on here...More

1  Thank srosas
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Time has dulled my memory of the spacecraft accident where it broke up on re-entry and the entire crew was lost. This is just a marker but is worth a look. It is located near a bank where large pieces of the spacecraft fell

Thank CrankyOldGuy
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is more of a plaque as opposed to an actual debris site. I would have thought there would be an actual memorial at the actual place of impact of the debris. At least the Masons erected this. I had forgotten that debris had fallen...More

Thank c2nit
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A chill creeps over you as you read and remember the Columbia. Over 1200 pieces fell in this area. There is a medallion embedded in the asphalt not far from the memorial placard where a piece of debris as big as a car hood fell,...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a reminder of the horrific tragedy from Columbia. It sits right next to the Masonic lodge in historic Nacogdoches.

Thank Ash A
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I understand most of the reviews state that it is nothing spectacular but I beg to differ. Seven lives were lost and these lives were heroes who died over East Texas. As far as I know, Nacogdoches is the only place in this region that...More

5  Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 12 July 2015

It was nice of them to put it up. If you are walking by on the city walking tour, it is worth a look.

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I had seen this on roadside attractions. There are two sites here, one is in the middle of the driveway, the bank workers didn't even know about it, the other is a plaque for the crew. Worth driving by and seeing.

1  Thank Barbara Y
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