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Oklahoma City National Memorial

October 24, 2009

To educate the Oklahoma City National Memorial and museum visitors about the impact of violence, and with them the events surrounding the bombing of 19 April 1995 paid.
It is one of the best monument "parks" were ever created. The design is flawless and the story beautifully.

Outside is the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial. There, the area will see the empty chairs – one for each person who lost their lives in the bombing. All chairs are in rows.This means that the floor of the building, the person was when the bombing took place. There are five chairs to the side, the five people who are not called into the building, but who died as a result of the explosion.

The 24,000 square meters of interactive learning Memorial Museum tells the story of the 19th April 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. You can hear the only known recording of the explosion and seeing the chaos that followed the bombing. There are alsoArea where you will learn about the individuals who died who is seeing their photos and sign of love from the families of those available. It is a very moving part of the museum.

Oklahoma City National Memorial honors the victims, survivors, helpers and all those who are always to 19 April 1995 as amended. The Outdoor Symbolic Memorial, which consists of the following segments on 3.3 hectares, can be visited:

The Gates of Time: Monumental twin gates closing the moment of Destruction – 9:02 – and mark the formal entrances to the Memorial.

Reflecting Pool: visited, even with a lot of people, this is a quiet and peaceful place.

Children's Area: One wall was painted from hand-painted tiles by children from all parts of the United States presented to Oklahoma City in 1995 and displayed in this area. There are also several chalkboards on the sidewalk with the museum, in which both adults and children can share their feelings.

The "Survivor Tree," A 90-year-old> American Elm bears witness to the violence of the 19th April and now stands as a profound symbol of human resilience.

Nobody can change what happened that day, but everyone can understand what took place and hopefully help prevent such a thing ever be useful.

Author: Carla Vaughan

Carla is the owner of a website to share the joy of visiting Oklahoma City, Oklahoma dedicated.

For more information about the bombing, click here:Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum