September 14, 2015
The Great Falls Freedom Memorial: “The Community of Great Falls, Virginia Honors Those Who Have Given Themselves to the Cause of Liberty and Freedom.” U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10) lit the six candles, one for each Great Falls resident who died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
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Great Falls holds Memorial Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 at twilight.
Construction on the Pentagon began on Sept. 11, 1941. And at the candlelight vigil held in Great Falls precisely one year after 9/11, USMC Col. Pete Hilgartner and The Friends of the Great Falls Freedom Memorial were inspired to create the Great Falls Freedom Memorial.