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9/11 Artifacts Donated to New Homes

Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues. Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues.

A pair of 9/11 artifacts have been moved to a permanent home after being stored for more than a decade at an aircraft hangar.  Read more »

Memory Remains: Exhibit Explores 9/11 Artifacts of Hangar 17

A 9/11 artifact is projected on a screen as part of the Torres exhibit in Madrid. (Photo by Clifford Chanin) A 9/11 artifact is projected on a screen as part of the Torres exhibit in Madrid. (Photo by Clifford Chanin)

"Memory Remains: 9/11 Artifacts at Hangar 17," the large-scale projection installation by Francesc Torres, has opened in Madrid.  Read more »

ICP Exhibitions Focus on WTC Remnants

Photographer Frances Torres documents WTC remnants at airport hangar.   Read more »

York County, S.C., Firehouse Secures Very Own Piece of WTC Steel

 Volunteer firefighters in York County, S.C., plan to build a public memorial with a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, according to The Herald  Read more »

Video: WSJ Columnist Visits Hangar Filled with WTC Steel

                                  Good Day NY interviews Ralph Gardner, a Wall Street Journal columnist, about his trip hangar 17 at JKF International Airport.  World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed there since 2001. Some of the artifacts will be part of exhibits at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read Ralph's   Read more »

(VIDEO) Hangar 17: Salvaging WTC, Preserving History

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' The Rise of Freedom series featuring hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, where World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed since 2001.Read more about hangar 17 at FoxNews.comBy 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

WTC 'Tridents' are being installed inside 9/11 memorial museum (Updated x3)

(Eds Note: The installation is ongoing. This post will be updated as developments occur.)The so-called steel "tridents," historic remnants of the Twin Towers’ façade, is being permanently installed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  The 70-foot high columns known as “tridents” because of their three-pronged tops, were salvaged from the wreckage of the north tower. Each weighs about 50 tons, and will be on permanent display within the atrium of the Museum Pavilion.  Read more »