Semper Memento – Always Remember

Photos by Mary Hurlbut

Semper Memento Dubin

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Twentieth Anniversary of September 11 – honoring the victims at Monument Point, the location of “Semper Memento.” Laguna Beach Police Chief Jeff Calvert (on left) and artist Jorg Dubin who created the sculpture. 

Semper Memento sculpture

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“Semper Memento” was installed on the 10th anniversary of September 11.

The base is shaped like the Pentagon, the internal planter represents the field in Pennsylvania (and contains dirt from the field), and the upper portion is composed of two beams from the World Trade Center. 

Semper Memento Hill

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Laguna Beach Fire Captain Andrew Hill was instrumental in obtaining the beams from the Port Authority of New Jersey and New York