US Coast Guard 9/11 Exhibit
500 Forrestal Rd.,
Cape May Airport, Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum,
Rio Grande, NJ 08204
The exhibit celebrates the US Coast Guard and the evacuation of Manhattan during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack.
The new area has an 8'x40' custom pictoral / graphic depicting the history of "Sewells Point" site of the USCG Training Center Cape May, NJ. Other features include a flight simulator, a child-sized toy helicopter and a number of photographs and memorabilia donated by friends of the museum.
An HH-52A Seaguard helicopter serves as the exhibit's centerpiece and is one of the museum’s aircraft that visitors are encouraged to climb into.
The USCG training center recently donated the interactive 9/11 display titled, "All Available Boats: Harbor Voices and Images 9.11.01," which brings to life the maritime evacuation efforts in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.