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Woman Running Cross-Country to Honor 9/11 Victims

Jan Walker during her four-month journey across the US. Photo courtesy of Jan Walker from the Rise Up for the Fallen Facebook page. Jan Walker during her four-month journey across the US. Photo courtesy of Jan Walker from the Rise Up for the Fallen Facebook page.

Jan Walker from Knoxville, Tenn. is on a four-month journey to run across American in honor of 9/11 victims.  Read more »

Remembering Charles S. Hirsch, Chief Medical Examiner on 9/11

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME).

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, who served as New York City’s chief medical examiner from 1989 until his retirement in 2013, died at 79.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Volunteers Share Why They Give Back

Docent Jeanmarie Hargrave inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Docent Jeanmarie Hargrave inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is recognizing its volunteers and encouraging others to get involved.  Read more »

New Museum Tour Offers Behind-the-Scenes Experience

Interpretive Guide Jessica Engelman gives a tour to 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors. Photo by Jin Lee. Interpretive Guide Jessica Engelman gives a tour to 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors. Photo by Jin Lee.

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum can now experience behind-the-scenes through a new early access tour.  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 »

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 »

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 »