From the Memorial

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 »

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

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels gives a tour of the memorial to Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and other members of the Dallas Cowboys football team this past Friday. Photo by Ben Hider. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels gives a tour of the memorial to Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and other members of the Dallas Cowboys football team this past Friday. Photo by Ben Hider.

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

9/11 Memorial Honors Slain NYPD Officer Randolph Holder

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels addressing a line of officers. Photo: Jin Lee. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels addressing a line of officers. Photo: Jin Lee.

The 9/11 Memorial held a tribute Thursday to honor Randolph Holder, a 33-year-old New York City police officer who was fatally shot in the line of duty.  Read more »

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

Tributes left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tributes left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Welcomes Dignitaries in NY for General Assembly

German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks over the south pool at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks over the south pool at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

Throughout this week, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is hosting diplomats, heads of state and other international visitors who are in New York for the 70th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly.  Read more »

A Look Back at 9/11 Anniversary Ceremony Coverage

Tribute items left on the Memorial on 9/11. Photo: Ben Hider. Tribute items left on the Memorial on 9/11. Photo: Ben Hider.

The 14th anniversary of 9/11 received a wide variety of media coverage across the country and beyond.   Read more »

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

Family members make an etching of a loved one's name inscribed on the memorial. Photo: Monica Graff. Family members make an etching of a loved one's name inscribed on the memorial. Photo: Monica Graff.

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

9/11 Memorial Ceremony Marks 14th Anniversary

The North pool on September 11, 2015. Photo by Monica Graff The North pool on September 11, 2015. Photo by Monica Graff

"The anniversary of 9/11 will always be one of the most sacred of days in our nation's history. We lost innocent men, women and children on that day and speaking each and every name aloud reminds us all that they were individuals who were simply living their lives that morning," 9/11 Memorial President, Joe Daniels.  Read more »

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

Flower tribute at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo: Jin Lee. Flower tribute at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo: Jin Lee.

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

NJ.com: Act Proposes National Recognition, Federal Funding of 9/11 Memorial

American flag in the 9/11 Memorial parapets. Photo: Jin Lee. American flag in the 9/11 Memorial parapets. Photo: Jin Lee.

An act was recently introduced by Republican Congressman Tom MacArthur with the aim of enabling the federal government to help fund the 9/11 Memorial. If passed, the act would ensure that the 9/11 Memorial will always be open to all.  Read more »