Ground Zero

Image of the Ground Zero flag on view in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.
Photo of Bretagne. Courtesy of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department.

Story Behind the Last Column’s First Markings

The Last Column in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.
FEMA photographer Andrea Booher and Amy Weisser at the 9/11 Memorial Museum auditorium. Photo by Ben Hider.
Installation of the new special exhibition Hope at Ground Zero: FEMA Photographs by Andrea Booher.
FEMA photographer Andrea Booher at ground zero, Fall 2001. Photograph by Doug Welty, FEMA.
Ramona Diaz-Allegrini at ground zero. Photo by Andrea Booher.
Rolla "Bud" Crick's ground zero access badge. Gift of Rolla Bud Crick.

Unity at Ground Zero

Christmas tree, menorah and cross at ground zero, December 2001. Photo by Kerri Courtney
Visitors tie blue ribbons around the Last Column during a ceremony on May 30, 2015, marking the anniversary of the formal end to the rescue and recovery efforts at ground zero.