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9/11 Museum Honors Legacy of New York Yankees

Rain Check Yankees Tickets from cancelled Sept. 10, 2001 game. Gift of Misty Blount-Chappelle in honor of Carnell E. Chappelle, Alison Yerkey Faith, and David Clayton Faith (US military).   Rain Check Yankees Tickets from cancelled Sept. 10, 2001 game. Gift of Misty Blount-Chappelle in honor of Carnell E. Chappelle, Alison Yerkey Faith, and David Clayton Faith (US military).

With the official start of the New York Yankees 2016 season, the 9/11 Memorial Museum honors its deep connection with one of New York’s home teams.  Read more »

Students Reflect on 9/11 in Essay Contest

A tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. A tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

A September 11 remembrance essay contest is being sponsored by the Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation, Fire-Rescue and Fire Chiefs’ Association of Palm Beach County.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial 5K Participants Receive Discounts on Downtown Eats

Participants at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee. Participants at the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Photo by Jin Lee.

As part of Bib N' Brunch, registered 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk participants will receive special discounts at participating lower Manhattan restaurants on race day.  Read more »

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

Messages on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Messages on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Memorial and Museum Named Official Charity Partner in Popular Relay Race

Bloomberg Square Mile Relay participants as they prepare for the race. Photo courtesy of Bloomberg L.P. Bloomberg Square Mile Relay participants as they prepare for the race. Photo courtesy of Bloomberg L.P.

Running teams from leading financial institutions will race through the Financial District to compete for a $10,000 donation to the charity of their choice in the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay.  Read more »

Former Ambassador Highlights Nation-Building at 9/11 Museum Program

Last night, the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted a program with guest speaker Zalmay Khalilzad, a former ambassador to the United Nations, Afghanistan, and Iraq.  Read more »

Mets Jersey Worn by Piazza in Post-9/11 Game is Up For Bid

Mets catcher Mike Piazza. Photo courtesy of the New York Mets. Mets catcher Mike Piazza. Photo courtesy of the New York Mets.

Mets catcher Mike Piazza’s jersey he wore days after 9/11 in a game in which he hit a two-run home run for the win is being auctioned.  Read more »

Bush Admin’s 9/11 Communications Show Insight on How Government Responded to Events of That Day

President George Bush at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. President George Bush at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum has received digital copies of a series of emails and documents providing insight into how the U.S. government responded to the events of the day on 9/11.  Read more »

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

Night shot of 7 World Trade Center. Photo by Jin Lee. Night shot of 7 World Trade Center. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Running Toward the Fire: A First Responder’s Account

Ramona Diaz-Allegrini at ground zero. Photo by Andrea Booher. Ramona Diaz-Allegrini at ground zero. Photo by Andrea Booher.

In honor of women’s history month, we are sharing the Sept. 11 story of Ramona Diaz-Allegrini, one of the few female first responders who aided in the rescue and recovery effort at ground zero.  Read more »