From the Memorial

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.

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

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 »

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

Construction workers at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in February, 2011. Photo by Joe Woolhead. Construction workers at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in February, 2011. Photo by Joe Woolhead.

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

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

Plow clears snow from the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Jin Lee. Plow clears snow from the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

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

A small holiday tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. A small holiday tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

9/11 Memorial Tribute Honors Victims of Paris Attacks

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaks to a crowd on the 9/11 Memorial during a tribute for the victims of the Paris, France terrorist attacks. (L-R) Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York, François Delattre, Representative of France to the United Nations, Joe Daniels, 9/11 Memorial President, and Craig Stapleton, a 9/11 Memorial board member and former US ambassador to France. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaks to a crowd on the 9/11 Memorial during a tribute for the victims of the Paris, France terrorist attacks. (L-R) Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York, François Delattre, Representative of France to the United Nations, Joe Daniels, 9/11 Memorial President, and Craig Stapleton, a 9/11 Memorial board member and former US ambassador to France.

A tribute was held on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of the 129 people killed and more than 350 injured in the terrorist attacks in Paris, France.  Read more »

Yellow Roses on 9/11 Memorial Pay Tribute on Veterans Day

Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee. Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee.

Yellow roses are placed in the names of the 9/11 victims who served in the United States military.  Read more »

Son of Fallen 9/11 Firefighter Joins Ranks of Father’s First Firehouse

Brendan Stackpole at the recent FDNY tribute. Photo by Ben Hider. Brendan Stackpole at the recent FDNY tribute. Photo by Ben Hider.

On Monday, FDNY probationary firefighter Brendan Stackpole officially joined the firehouse where his late father, Captain Timothy M. Stackpole, began his FDNY career.   Read more »