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Portion of North Tower Antenna is Placed Inside Museum

The portion of the antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum. (Photo by Jan Ramirez) The portion of the antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum. (Photo by Jan Ramirez)

A portion of the North Tower antenna was one of the final large artifacts lowered into the museum last week.  Read more »

Meet a Memorial Host, Who Has Studied 9/11

Visitor services host Samantha Rooney. (photo by Emily Bonta) Visitor services host Samantha Rooney. (photo by Emily Bonta)

Samantha Rooney is a visitor services host, who wrote her senior thesis on 9/11 and how it affected her native Monmouth County, N.J.  Read more »

California Students Pen Essays of Remembrance

Flags on the on 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Joe Woolhead) Flags on the on 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Joe Woolhead)

California students were asked recently to help commemorate 9/11 in essay form.  Read more »

CUNY Students Boost Volunteer Program

Volunteer Andrei Stump providing answers on the memorial plaza. (Photo by Anthony Guido) Volunteer Andrei Stump providing answers on the memorial plaza. (Photo by Anthony Guido)

A group of CUNY students have energized the 9/11 Memorial volunteer program.  Read more »

Meet a 9/11 Memorial Host, Son of a First Responder

Castorina (left) escorting President Eroglu (right) of Northern Cyprus around the plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher) Castorina (left) escorting President Eroglu (right) of Northern Cyprus around the plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher)

Daniel Castorina is a member of the 9/11 Memorial’s visitor services team. A Staten Island resident, Castorina was enamored with the Twin Towers growing up.  Read more »