Stephen A. Knapp's fishing reel and other artifacts are now on view in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's Memorial Exhibition gallery.
As the summer months draw to a close, three particular objects, and the stories they represent, call to mind how many New Yorkers spend their time outdoors when the days are long and the weather is warm.Read more
Left: Kathleen Moran at her sister Bernadette’s wedding. Right: Wooden jewelry box belonging to Kathleen Moran. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum. Gift of the Moran family in memory of our sister, Kathleen Moran.
Personal artifacts belonging to Kathleen Moran are currently on display in the Museum’s In Memoriam gallery.Read more
Philippe Petit's high-wire walk between the Twin Towers. AP Photo/Alan Welner.
During the early morning hours of Aug. 7, 1974, 24-year-old French high-wire artist Philippe Petit took his position at 1,350 feet above ground on the edge of the South Tower. High above the streets of New York, Petit began the 131-foot walk between the Twin Towers with no net.Read more