9/11 Memorial dedication taking place in Decatur


DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur residents are invited to a memorial and dedication for the 9/11 Memorial. 

On Monday from 5 - 6 p.m., a time capsule dedication will take place at the Macon County Court. A dedication for the 9/11 memorial will take place at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on the Decatur Shoreline near the Beach House. 

The I-Beam from the World Trade Center Twin Towers made it's final journey on Aug. 14. to the 9/11 Memorial location. 

Officials also say the beam will now be encased within Decatur 9/11 Memorial. The Memorial is made possible by donations and contributions from the community.

For more information about the Decatur 9/11 Memorial, click here.

Current Conditions
  • Current Events

    • Spirit of Giving

      Join WAND, Cromwell Radio, Walmart North and Macon County Toys for Tots in the Spirit of Giving Toy Drive, Friday, December 1st. T

    • Coats for Kids Drive

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    • Agribusiness Today

      Get your agribusiness report here!

    • Web Exclusives

      Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.