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Twitter Users Share Their Memorial Moments

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial have been moved to share the memories they have captured.  Read more »

Help Build a Special Exhibition for Sept. 11 Victims

Oral historians for the 9/11 Memorial Museum travel to California to record stories about loved ones killed on 9/11.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

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Sincerely Thank You

A 9/11 Memorial reflecting pools at night. (Amy Dreher photo) A 9/11 Memorial reflecting pools at night. (Amy Dreher photo)

We have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.  Read more »

A Tribute to PAPD K-9 Officer Sirius

Port Authority Police Department Lt. David Lim and his K-9 patrol partner, a yellow Lab named Sirius Port Authority Police Department Lt. David Lim and his K-9 patrol partner, a yellow Lab named Sirius

A recent 9/11 Memorial Museum acquisition helps tell the story of two heroic PAPD officers  Read more »

Half a Million Visitors. Half a Million Memories. (Updated)

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial have been moved to share the memories they have captured.  Read more »

Memorial Reservations Director Answers Your Questions

9/11 Memorial Director of Marketing & Reservations Kim Wright guides the U.S. Men Soccer Team through a tour of the memorial. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Director of Marketing & Reservations Kim Wright guides the U.S. Men Soccer Team through a tour of the memorial. (Amy Dreher photo)

Kim Wright, the director of marketing and reservations for the 9/11 Memorial, recently sat down with the MEMO blog to answer some frequently asked questions about visiting the memorial.  Read more »

Emerson, NJ, secures WTC Relic for Local 9/11 Memorial

Recovered World Trade Center steel stored at a JFK airport hangar. (File photo) Recovered World Trade Center steel stored at a JFK airport hangar. (File photo)

Steel from the original World Trade Center complex is being used in a New Jersey Memorial.  Read more »

Honoring Our Nation's Veterans

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7 WTC Artists Look For New Studio

Marcus Robinson and other artists are searching for a new studio space now that 7 WTC has reached full capacity. (Aline Reynolds photo) Marcus Robinson and other artists are searching for a new studio space now that 7 WTC has reached full capacity. (Aline Reynolds photo)

Artists using the 48th floor of 7 World Trade Center as studio space are looking for another spot now that the Larry Silverstein skyscraper has reached full capacity.  Read more »