From the Memorial

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

NYPD officer places at blue rose at the 9/11 Memorial in honor of National Police week. Photo by Jin Lee. NYPD officer places at blue rose at the 9/11 Memorial in honor of National Police week. Photo by Jin Lee.

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Three Days Until 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Community Day

Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider. Participants in the 2015 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk in New York, NY on April 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Hider.

The 9/11 Memorial will hold its fourth annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day on April 24.  Read more »

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

Students participate in National Volunteer Week at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff. Students participate in National Volunteer Week at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff.

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Elementary School Acquiring Original WTC Artifacts

Cracker Trail Elementary third-grader Ellie Brinling and guidance counselor Crystal Baugh on Sept. 11, 2015 after the planting of the school's survivor tree, which grew from a seed obtained by Brinling during her visit to the 9/11 Memorial. Photo Courtesy of Highlands Today. Cracker Trail Elementary third-grader Ellie Brinling and guidance counselor Crystal Baugh on Sept. 11, 2015 after the planting of the school's survivor tree, which grew from a seed obtained by Brinling during her visit to the 9/11 Memorial. Photo Courtesy of Highlands Today.

A third-grader’s visit to the 9/11 Memorial inspired her school’s acquisition of some remaining relics from the original World Trade Center.  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.

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

The Survivor Tree prepares to bloom at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. The Survivor Tree prepares to bloom at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

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Remembering FDNY Hero Battalion Chief Orio J. Palmer

White rose placed in FDNY Battalion Chief Orio J. Palmer's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo of Palmer Courtesy of Voices of September 11th, The 9/11 Living Memorial Project. White rose placed in FDNY Battalion Chief Orio J. Palmer's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo of Palmer Courtesy of Voices of September 11th, The 9/11 Living Memorial Project.

Today marks the 60th birthday of the esteemed FDNY Battalion Chief Orio Joseph Palmer, who died in the line of duty on Sept. 11.  Read more »

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

The Pipes & Drums Of The Emerald Society of the New York City Police Department and the Port Authority Pipe Band at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. The Pipes & Drums Of The Emerald Society of the New York City Police Department and the Port Authority Pipe Band at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

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Ceremony Marks 23 Years Since WTC Bombing

Roses were placed on the North Pool following a ceremony to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing. Roses were placed on the North Pool following a ceremony to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing.

A ceremony was held Friday in commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center that killed six people and injured more than 1,000.  Read more »

Bill to Federally Recognize 9/11 Memorial Passes House

A view of the 9/11 Memorial at night. Photo by Jin Lee. A view of the 9/11 Memorial at night. Photo by Jin Lee.

Legislation to designate the 9/11 Memorial as a national memorial has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.  Read more »