Published: Aug 12, 2011 1:47 PM EDT

The Crossing of America is a 12,700 mile historic journey across America by two Jeeps.    The journey began May 27 at the USS Midway in San Diego Harbor and will arrive at New York Harbor on September 8th.  The Crossing of America Closing
Ceremony will be held on September 11th to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

The only Southwest Florida stop of the journey will take place on Friday, August the Iwo Jima Memorial along Veteran's Parkway in Cape Coral from 10:00  am - 11:15 am and then at Galeana Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Fort Myers
(14375 South Tamiami Trail) from Noon until 5:30 pm.

The Spirit of Liberty Foundation organizes events to support our troops, including
those wounded and the families of troops killed in combat..