From the Memorial

Jon Stewart to Serve as 5K Honorary Chairman

Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show," will serve as honorary chairman of the 2015 5K Run/Walk. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show," will serve as honorary chairman of the 2015 5K Run/Walk. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will serve as honorary chairman of the third annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Family Day on Sunday, April 26, 2015.  Read more »

Ceremony, Registry Help Commemorate 1993 Bombing

A ceremony on the 21st anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center honored the six lives lost in the attack. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A ceremony on the 21st anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center honored the six lives lost in the attack. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial will hold a commemoration ceremony on Feb. 26 to honor the 22nd anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center, in which six people were killed and more than 1,000 injured.  Read more »

Survivor Tree Represents Resiliency, Strength

Since 9/11 recovery efforts, the Survivor Tree has served as a symbol of strength and rebuilding. (Photo: Jin Lee) Since 9/11 recovery efforts, the Survivor Tree has served as a symbol of strength and rebuilding. (Photo: Jin Lee)

We asked our Facebook followers what they thought the Survivor Tree represented to them.  Read more »

Fort Hood Receives Survivor Tree Seedlings

Saplings from the 9/11 Memorial are given to communities that endured tragedy in recent years. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Saplings from the 9/11 Memorial are given to communities that endured tragedy in recent years. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas is the latest community to receive seedlings from the Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

The Meaning Behind Arrangement of the 9/11 Memorial Names

The Memorial Guide enables users to find information about 9/11 victims. (Photo: Jordan Friedman) The Memorial Guide enables users to find information about 9/11 victims. (Photo: Jordan Friedman)

The 9/11 Memorial arranged the names of victims in part by “meaningful adjacencies” – where they were at the time of their death and what personal relationships they shared with other victims.  Read more »

How to Talk to Kids About 9/11

A family participates in educational activities for youth and families at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  A family participates in educational activities for youth and families at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Talking to children about Sept. 11 is a difficult but important step in preserving a transformative moment in history.  Read more »

Students Volunteer to Clean Up Memorial Plaza

Students from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn volunteered to clean up the memorial plaza on Oct. 25. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Students from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn volunteered to clean up the memorial plaza on Oct. 25. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Thirteen students from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, along with two from Millennium High School in lower Manhattan, volunteered their time on Saturday morning cleaning up the 9/11 Memorial plaza.  Read more »

9/11 Eyewitness Takes Time to Volunteer at Memorial

Volunteer Angel Caballero helps visitors outside of the museum's showing of "Rebirth at Ground Zero." (Photo: 9/11 Museum Staff) Volunteer Angel Caballero helps visitors outside of the museum's showing of "Rebirth at Ground Zero." (Photo: 9/11 Museum Staff)

Angel Caballero is one of 245 people who volunteer as either visitor services hosts or museum docents. He was near the World Trade Center on 9/11 and was an eyewitness to the attacks.  Read more »

Memorial President Recipient of Congressional Gold Medal

The 9/11 Memorial Museum was among three sites to receieve the Congressional Gold Medal this year. (Staff Photo) The 9/11 Memorial Museum was among three sites to receieve the Congressional Gold Medal this year. (Staff Photo)

U.S. government officials recently presented Congressional Gold Medals to the heads of each of the three major 9/11 memorials, including Joe Daniels, president and CEO of the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Memorial Honors 9/11 With Ceremony, Tribute in Light

On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, family members honored victims of those who lost their lives. (Photo: Jin Lee) On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, family members honored victims of those who lost their lives. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Honoring the nearly 3,000 lives lost in the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and aboard Flight 93, the 9/11 Memorial hosted a commemoration ceremony on the plaza yesterday morning. At night, the memorial’s annual Tribute in Light illuminated the New York City skyline in an annual tradition.  Read more »