Theme memo blog. News, discussion and information about the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

9/11 Day Honors Through Volunteering

9/11 Memorial volunteer Mark Eisen stands in Times Square for 9/11 Day’s “I Will” campaign. (Photo courtesy 9/11 Day) 9/11 Memorial volunteer Mark Eisen stands in Times Square for 9/11 Day’s “I Will” campaign. (Photo courtesy 9/11 Day)

Nonprofit encourages people to “do something good” in their community.  Read more »

Kansas City Welcomes 9/11 Relic

Architectural rendering of Overland Park’s 9/11 memorial in Kansas City, Kan. (Photo courtesy of AFS Architecture) Architectural rendering of Overland Park’s 9/11 memorial in Kansas City, Kan. (Photo courtesy of AFS Architecture)

For Kansas City, Kan., memorial, a significant milestone is reached.   Read more »

4 Million Visit 9/11 Memorial in First Year

Photo by Jin Lee Photo by Jin Lee

Memorial president says visitors help preserve the memory of those who were killed.  Read more »

Meet A 9/11 Memorial Host

Visitor services host John Wilkes on duty near the entrance of the Memorial. (Photo by Allyson Philobos) Visitor services host John Wilkes on duty near the entrance of the Memorial. (Photo by Allyson Philobos)

John Wilkes was a high school student on 9/11. Now he works at the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

‘9/11 Flag’ is Unfurled in Honor of Wounded War Veterans

Actress Marlo Thomas makes a stitch in the National 9/11 Flag at the 2011 9/11 Memorial Benefit Dinner (Ron Glassman photo) Actress Marlo Thomas makes a stitch in the National 9/11 Flag at the 2011 9/11 Memorial Benefit Dinner (Ron Glassman photo)

The National 9/11 Flag honors wounded warrior amputees in Sag Harbor on Long Island.  Read more »

Stair Climb Honors Fallen Firefighters

Past climb participant rings silver fire bell in honor of a fallen firefighter (Photo courtesy of the 9/11 Stair Climb Committee) Past climb participant rings silver fire bell in honor of a fallen firefighter (Photo courtesy of the 9/11 Stair Climb Committee)

A Wisconsin community pays tribute to fallen 9/11 firefighters.  Read more »

Minneapolis Parade honors post-9/11 War Veterans

Members of the military are shown at the 9/11 Memorial (Amy Dreher photo.) Members of the military are shown at the 9/11 Memorial (Amy Dreher photo.)

  City of Minneapolis hosts heroes parade.  Read more »

Mail Finally Delivered: A Remarkable 9/11 Journey

Mail recovered on the streets of lower Manhattan during the 9/11 attacks that is to be displayed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Staff photo) Mail recovered on the streets of lower Manhattan during the 9/11 attacks that is to be displayed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Staff photo)

Couple donates to the 9/11 Memorial Museum mail recovered amid debris of the 2001 attacks.  Read more »

Meet a 9/11 Memorial Host

Lucie Iuzzolino on duty at the 9/11 Memorial entrance. (Photo by Allyson Philobos) Lucie Iuzzolino on duty at the 9/11 Memorial entrance. (Photo by Allyson Philobos)

Lucie Iuzzolinoa was a college junior on 9/11.  Today she works at the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Memorial Group Reservations Manager Answers Your Questions

A group of exchange students visit the 9/11 Memorial (Amy Dreher photo) A group of exchange students visit the 9/11 Memorial (Amy Dreher photo)

The MEMO Blog sat down with Jenna Moonan to discuss group visits to the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »