Ground Zero

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.
Ornament recovered by Steve Steo at ground zero. Collection of 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Detective Steve A. Steo (Ret.) in memory of Joseph Vigiano
Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall.
Chance, a disaster relief K9, with museum visitors in the Education Center at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

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Former U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 member Robert O'Neill speaks during a public program. Photo by Jin Lee.
Steel cross beams known as the Cross at Ground Zero installed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo: Jin Lee.
World Trade Center symbol steel beam. Photo: Amy Dreher.
“Johnny Perna’s Hot Dog Truck” Staten Island, 2003 Photograph by Jonathan C. Hyman. Graphics by Jimbo
Jonathan Ielpi, FDNY Squad 288 (Gift of Ielpi Family), and white birthday rose at 9/11 Memorial.