The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is proud to issue our Year End Update, which remembers 2011's 10th anniversary commemoration of the 9/11 attacks and the historic dedication and opening of the 9/11 Memorial.
For the first time in 10 years, people from around the world have set foot on the 16 acres of the World Trade Center site, paying their respects at the 9/11 Memorial as the surrounding rebuilding rises around them. More than a million people have already come to honor, remember, and reflect on the 2,983 people whose names are forever inscribed in bronze at this sacred site.
On behalf of our Chairman, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, the Board of Directors, and our staff, we are tremendously grateful to our more than 900,000 supporters for embracing the 9/11 Memorial and for their dedication to helping us reach our goal of opening on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
Best wishes for a healthy and happy new year. We hope to welcome you at the 9/11 Memorial soon.
By 9/11 Memorial staff