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Traveling 9/11 museum brings patriotism, remembrance to North Dakota State Fair

MINOT, N.D.—An exhibit of patriotism and remembrance is making its North Dakota debut at the State Fair.

The 9/11 NEVER FORGET mobile exhibit is a tribute to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. It will be at the fair for all nine days through Saturday, July 28.

Fairgoers will get the chance to experience the exhibit at no additional cost from noon to 7 p.m. daily.

The mobile exhibit will be located at the north end of the fairgrounds near the State Fair Center, next to a Ryan Nissan vehicle display, a sponsor of the exhibit.

"The 9/11 Memorial is a visceral reminder of the very best and worst parts of humanity," said Kathy Gaddie, owner/operator of Ryan Family Dealerships. "Ryan Nissan is proud to play a role in bringing and displaying this testament to the strength of the human spirit and memorial to both the innocent lives lost that fateful September day, as well as the thousands of brave men and women who fought and died in defense of our freedom."

The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation launched the 9/11 NEVER FORGET mobile exhibit in 2013 as a tribute to all those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

The high-tech, 53-foot tractor-trailer museum travels across the country and is used as a tool to further educate citizens about the events of that tragic day.

Besides exploring artifacts from the towers, documentary videos, and recordings of first responder radio transmissions, visitors will get a personal story with every tour. First responders who were on duty on that fateful day will be giving guided tours and sharing their personal stories of how events unfolded that day.