The Chesapeake 9/11 Memorial is located near the main entrance to Chesapeake City Park. Visitors can view the 5.5-ton steel beam from the World Trade Center displayed on concrete rubble, symbolic of Ground Zero. The beam sits inside a black, wrought iron fence in the shape of a pentagon. Additional artifacts from the Pentagon and Shanksville, PA are displayed at the Chesapeake Visitor Center.
An annual 9/11 Day of Remembrance commemoration ceremony is held in the park each September 11th to remember those who perished on 9/11, to honor those who rose in service to assist in the search and recovery efforts, and to pay tribute to those who protect and defend our country in the ongoing war against terrorism.