A look inside St. Paul's Chapel in the days after 9/11. Photo by Larry Racioppo.
On Saturday, 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors with children will have the opportunity to meet Paula Kelberman, who will be reading the classic children’s book “The Little Chapel That Stood” in a free Stories & Art program.Read more
Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider.
Probationary firefighters Matthew Asaro and Brendan Stackpole laid a wreath at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial on Wednesday, where the names of the 343 members of the FDNY who were killed in the line of duty on 9/11 are inscribed.Read more
Jonathan Ielpi, FDNY Squad 288 (Gift of Ielpi Family), and white birthday rose at 9/11 Memorial.
Today, 9/11 Memorial staff placed a white rose in the name of Jonathan Lee Ielpi on the bronze parapets of the south pool in honor of his birthday. Lee Ielpi spent months searching through the debris at Ground Zero. In December 2001, his son’s remains were found and he carried Jonathan out of the debris pile.Read more
Assistant Conservator Maureen Merrigan treating the Last Column (Photo: Jin Lee)
To thousands of Ground Zero recovery workers, the Last Column represents a symbol of resilience after 9/11. Assistant Conservator Maureen Merrigan recently discussed the work involved with preserving the column as a part of “The Stories They Tell,” a live talk Museum program.Read more
Students from the Immaculate Conception School Aquinas Honor Society and principal Dori Breen show the tribute mural given to them by the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Carl Ballenas)
A blank canvas hanging seven stories below the World Trade Center became a shared space for children and adults from all over the world to convey messages of hope and paint inspiring images. This collective art project is a part of the activities offered in the winter and fall at the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s education center. Recently, the museum’s education staff gave a completed mural as a gift to the first school group to attend one of the education programs, which began last fall.Read more
Clifford Chanin and Bernard Haykel at earlier Heart of the Matter live talk (Photo: Jin Lee)
On June 24, a senior member of the United States Special Forces will join Clifford Chanin, 9/11 Memorial Vice-President for Education and Public Programs, in conversation about the unique challenges of fighting terrorism in the next talk in the Heart of the Matter series. The Special Forces expert, whose name cannot be revealed due to security considerations, will focus on the role of special military operations in diverse theaters, including Iraq and Afghanistan.Read more
A Peter Rabbit stuffed animal that belonged to the youngest 9/11 victim, Christine Lee Hanson. (Photo: Jin Lee)
At two-and-a-half years old, Christine Lee Hanson was the youngest of the eight children who were killed on 9/11, all passengers aboard the aircraft commandeered by terrorists. Christine’s life will be remembered through the display of her beloved Peter Rabbit, which will be installed in the 9/11 Museum’s Memorial Exhibition tonight.Read more