From the Memorial

9/11 Memorial Museum in Top 5 ‘Best Patriotic’ Landmarks

Tribute flags left at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tribute flags left at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum has ranked third as Best Patriotic Landmark in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 poll.  Read more »

Flag at Half-Staff in Observance of Orlando Victims

U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee.

National Flag Day is today, falling on a period of national mourning.  Read more »

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

Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee. Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee.

Flowers and notes left under the Survivor Tree for the victims of the Orlando, Fla. shooting.  Read more »

Brooklyn School Renamed to Honor 9/11 Firefighter

Vernon Richard's portrait and profile on the 9/11 Memorial Guide. Vernon Richard's portrait and profile on the 9/11 Memorial Guide.

The FDNY High School in East New York will become the Capt. Vernon A. Richard HS for Fire & Life Safety on June 30.  Read more »

USA Today Nominates 9/11 Memorial Museum as Best Patriotic Landmark

Visitors at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

To support the 9/11 Memorial Museum, vote in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 poll for best patriotic landmark.  Read more »

Today Marks Birthday of 'Man in Red Bandana'

A white rose is placed in the name of Welles Crowther on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of his birthday. Photo by staff. A white rose is placed in the name of Welles Crowther on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of his birthday. Photo by staff.

Welles Crowther became known as "the man in the red bandana" after helping others escape on 9/11, sacrificing his own escape to safety.  Read more »

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.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

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.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

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 »