On the 16th anniversary of September 11, the crew of the USS New York gathered on the ship's deck to commemorate the day.
Today we highlight four instances of touching community observances, student engagement or local events that speak to this commitment to never forget. The 9/11 Memorial Museum offers several resources to help and inspire others to do the same within their own communities.Read more
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
In memory of 9/11 victims, New Yorkers for Parks is giving away 500,000 daffodil bulbs, which will be planted throughout New York City. Photo Credit: New Yorkers for Parks
The Daffodil Project, a New York City nonprofit, will be continuing its tradition of honoring the memories of those who died as a result of the 9/11 attacks by giving away 500,000 daffodil bulbs to city residents and groups.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