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Audio: Teachers recall evacuating children from public elementary school on 9/11

Listen to a group of teachers and administrators recall their experiences evacuating school children from their classrooms at PS 234, a public elementary school located a few blocks from the World Trade Center site in the downtown Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca. Listen >>By 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

the Lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. /em>Sun shines through steel:  Read more »

the lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. /em>Up all night:  Read more »

MAYOR BLOOMBERG SPEAKS AT U.S. CAPITOL SEPTEMBER 11TH REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

 New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who serves as the board chair of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, delivered the following remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday as part of a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony:  Read more »

The 9/11 Memorial needs your help, your vote for $200,000 in crucial funding

 We’ve been getting the word out that the 9/11 Memorial has been selected as a candidate to win $200,000 through Members Project from American Express and TakePart. You’ve probably seen our e-mails about this effort, and if you’ve been taking the time to vote for us each week, thank you so very much.  Read more »

New Yorkers recognize 9/11 response by Helping Arkansas Tornado Survivors Rebuild

 A volunteer organization born out of the 9/11 is helping to coordinate one of the largest volunteer service events in Arkansas. Earlier this month, The New York Says Thank You Foundation worked jointly with the Polk County Arkansas Long Term Recovery Committee and the Polk County 4-H Foundation to bring hundreds of volunteers from New York City and across the country to help rebuild Mena, Ark.    Read more »

Video: A time-lapse video shows the frenetic pace of 9/11 Memorial, WTC construction

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vote now to help the 9/11 memorial receive funding

Help the 9/11 Memorial receive $200,000 in funding from American Express through the Members Project. Please vote today and spread the word - every vote counts! Learn more >>By 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

Lady Liberty Replica is centerpiece for 9/11 teaching tools

The extraordinary artifact, “Lady Liberty,” is brought to life online through technology allowing users to learn more about the tributes and memorials placed on the replica that once stood outside a firehouse on Eighth Avenue and West 48th Street in Manhattan.  Following 9/11, the Lady Liberty replica, which measures more than 10 feet, was adorned with police uniform patches, miniature U.S. flags, letters of encouragement and other tributes and memorials.The online application was designed by  Read more »

Remembering 9/11 (Updated)

On this ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, we join together in solemn remembrance. Our hearts go out to the families and friends who should never have had to bear such tragic losses.  Read more »