A piece of 9/11 history is being auctioned off to the highest bidder.

Two steel beams were salvaged from the wreckage of the World Trade Center’s north tower following the horrific 2001 attack. The 20-ton monument has been an inspiring landmark in Salem, Va., for more than a decade.

Now, the company that owns the monument is liquidating its assets and selling the beams.

Joe Conner, the cousin of 9/11 victim Steve Schlag, said it’s disturbing that the monument is being auctioned off to the highest bidder.

“It’s holy ground for 9/11 family members,” he said.

Conner said that the monument should go to a 9/11 memorial in a local town, where it will be appreciated.

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