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The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

West Point Cadets at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff. West Point Cadets at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Monika Graff.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

White Rose Signifies Remembrance of 9/11 Victims' Birthdays

A white rose is left on the name of Rosemary A. Smith. A white rose is left on the name of Rosemary A. Smith.

The 9/11 Memorial remembers victim’s birthday with roses placed at their name.  Read more »

Joe Torre Talks Baseball After 9/11, Bringing NYC Together

Joe Torre speaks at 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Chris Goodney. Joe Torre speaks at 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Chris Goodney.

Former Yankees manager and Hall of Famer Joe Torre opened the fall program series at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Post-9/11 Piazza Mets Jersey on Display at 9/11 Memorial Museum

Mike Piazza's jersey on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Mike Piazza's jersey on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The jersey worn by Mets catcher Mike Piazza when he hit a two-run home run for the win days after 9/11 is now on display.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Probationary class of FDNY EMTs at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Probationary class of FDNY EMTs at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Katie Couric Interview Concludes First Season of Our City. Our Story. Podcast

Katie Couric in the Our City. Our Story. podcast series. Katie Couric in the Our City. Our Story. podcast series.

The first season of Our City. Our Story podcast finishes with interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric.  Read more »

New Google Expedition Helps Students to 'Never Forget'

In-app screenshot of Google Expeditions. Photo by staff. In-app screenshot of Google Expeditions. Photo by staff.

On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, the 9/11 Memorial Museum partnered with Google Expeditions to allow students and adults from around the world the opportunity to experience the Museum and its artifacts in an immersive, virtual journey.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial President Keynote at Tuesday’s Children’s Forum

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaking during a public program. Photo by Jin Lee. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaking during a public program. Photo by Jin Lee.

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels will be a featured keynote speaker during a forum to explore long-term healing in the 15 years since 9/11.  Read more »

‘Horse Soldier’ Statue Dedicated in Liberty Park

Dedication ceremony for “De Oppresso Liber” statue in Liberty Park. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff. Dedication ceremony for “De Oppresso Liber” statue in Liberty Park. Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff.

A ceremony was held in Liberty Park to honor the new location of the “Horse Soldier” statue.  Read more »

Survivor Tree Seedlings Donated to San Bernardino, Orlando, France After Tragedies

A photo of the Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Monika Graff. A photo of the Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Monika Graff.

Victims of tragedies in two U.S. cities and one country to receive seedlings as symbol of hope.  Read more »