HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - An artifact from the World Trade Center has made its way to Hattiesburg.
A 111 lb. metal piece of the fallen Twin Towers is on display at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security. It was granted by special request to Mayor Johnny Dupree after the 9/11 attacks, and the city of Hattiesburg then donated it to the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011.
The dedication of this artifact was held Wednesday during a September 11 memorial ceremony.
The NCS4 says the piece serves as a reminder of their dedication to making sporting events a national priority for safety and security.