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

WTC Steel Finds New Home in South Carolina

World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in Greenville County, S.C. Photo courtesy of Richard Shiro. World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in Greenville County, S.C. Photo courtesy of Richard Shiro.

Community works together to bring 9/11 artifact to Greenville County  Read more »

Wounded Warriors Visit Memorial

Travis Mills, his wife Kelsey Mills, their 9-month-old daughter Chloe and other military families gather around the Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Sarah Lippman) Travis Mills, his wife Kelsey Mills, their 9-month-old daughter Chloe and other military families gather around the Survivor Tree at the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Sarah Lippman)

Post-9/11 war veterans visit New York City and 9/11 Memorial on Independence Day.  Read more »

Stars & Stripes: A 9/11 Tribute

Battered by conditions at Ground Zero, the National 9/11 Flag has been collectively stitched back together over time by thousands nationwide. Battered by conditions at Ground Zero, the National 9/11 Flag has been collectively stitched back together over time by thousands nationwide.

Tributes using the American flag capture post-9/11 sentiment.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Cash has his paw massaged by his handler. (Amy Dreher photo) Cash has his paw massaged by his handler. (Amy Dreher photo)

Meet one of the dogs helping to keep the 9/11 Memorial safe.  Read more »

Memorial is Scheduled to Reopen

Photo by Amy Dreher Photo by Amy Dreher

Normal visiting hours at the 9/11 Memorial will resume Thursday, June 28.  Read more »

Students Tell Their 9/11 Story in New Documentary

Casriel's students at Leman Manhattan Preparatory school (photo courtesy of Jennifer Casriel) Casriel's students at Leman Manhattan Preparatory school (photo courtesy of Jennifer Casriel)

Manhattan teacher gives voice to young witnesses of 9/11.  Read more »

Final Steel Beam Tops 4 World Trade Center

The final steel beam is lifted at 4 World Trade Center (Amy Dreher photo) The final steel beam is lifted at 4 World Trade Center (Amy Dreher photo)

4 World Trade Center on its way to completion.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

The United States Army marks its 237th birthday this month.   Read more »

Pres. Obama on Viewing 9/11 Memorial: 'That's Beautiful'

(Staff photo) (Staff photo)

President Obama and the first lady view the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Pres. Obama Visits WTC

The American flag flies over the 9/11 Memorial from One WTC in honor of Flag Day and President Obama’s visit to the WTC site. (photo courtesy Kim Wright) The American flag flies over the 9/11 Memorial from One WTC in honor of Flag Day and President Obama’s visit to the WTC site. (photo courtesy Kim Wright)

President Obama tours One WTC in a return to the World Trade Center site since the 10-year anniversary.  Read more »