9/11 Flags mysteriously removed from Cannon Park in Canton Georgia

Posted on September 17, 2011 by


“I was only trying to help”



CBS Atlanta News has learned that 3,000 American flags representing the victims of 9/11 disappeared from Cannon Park in the city of Canton on Thursday.

“These flags represented a fallen soul. Somebody who gave their life for 9/11,” veteran John Marinko said.

The Canton Police Department found the flags Friday morning stuffed in boxes, trash cans and even piled on the floor inside the old Cherokee County Courthouse.

“It’s very disheartening that someone would disrespect the flag, especially when it was in memorial to a 9/11 victim,” said Canton resident Channing Ruskell.    Keep Reading

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