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Things to see and do in Oklahoma City

the Oklahoma National Memorial and Museum remembers those killed in the 1995 Murrah Federal Building bombing. The outdoor monument includes a field filled with 168 empty chairs to represent those who lost their life in the bombing. The indoor museum gives a glimpse of what that morning was like. In one room, an audio recording from a courtroom near the Murrah Building replays the chaos and confusion of those first few minutes. Do visit, but bring the tissues.

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Top 10 Terrorist Attacks

Never forget what happend that awful day. Now there is a beautiful memorial in the place of the Alfred P. Murrah building. It will touch your heart and open your eyes to the things our state and country can do to come together.

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Photos: The 15th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

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Survivor Tree....an American Elm tree in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City, it survived the bomb's blast and witnessed one of the worst terrorist attacks on American soil. On 4/19/1995, the tree was almost chopped down to recover pieces of evidence that hung from its branches due to the force of the 4000 pound bomb that killed 168. When hundreds came together to write the Memorial Mission statement, one of its resolutions dictated one of the components of the Memorial must be the Survivor…

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Oklahoma City Bombing memorial. 9 Rows of chairs (to represent 9 floors of bldg) with the name of the departed on each. A separate row for the 5 who were killed outside of the bldg. Touching memorial.

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