German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks over the south pool at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.
Throughout this week, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is hosting diplomats, heads of state and other international visitors who are in New York for the 70th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.Read more
World Trade Center symbol steel beam. Photo: Amy Dreher.
“What I had done for the families, me and my crew, when we had a little slack time we would cut out some crosses . . . and when they came down, we would give those crosses to the families. And they loved it, they really appreciated it. And it made us feel good,” said Ironworker William Quinlan on making symbol steel.Read more
9/11 Museum educator Jennifer Lagasse reads "The Man in the Red Bandanna" to students at PS 199.
“It’s especially important on the anniversary day to spread the Museum’s presence as widely as we can, and to bring the story of 9/11 to schools across the city,” said Clifford Chanin, 9/11 Memorial vice president of education and programs. “Nothing can replace a live interaction with an educator in a classroom, and we were very pleased to share our lessons with 1,400 students on September 11.”Read more