Memorial Day

Student Reflects on Trip to 9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial Plaza (Photo: Jin Lee) 9/11 Memorial Plaza (Photo: Jin Lee)

The spirit of Memorial Day was captured perfectly in a guest column today by Michaela Aptt in the Sun Chronicle of North Attleboro, Mass.  Read more »

Veterans Leave Behind Tributes at 9/11 Memorial

(Photo by Amy Dreher) (Photo by Amy Dreher)

U.S. service men and women join others who leave tributes at the 9/11 Memorial to honor victims.  Read more »

Curators’ Observations: Personal Memorials Tell 9/11 Story

The pants donated by Greg Gully featuring his hand-written note in red. (photo by Amy Dreher) The pants donated by Greg Gully featuring his hand-written note in red. (photo by Amy Dreher)

In some respects, every day is Memorial Day at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.  Read more »

Marine Runs 100 Miles in Support of Memorial, Wounded Service Members

This Memorial Day weekend, one Marine will execute a 100-mile run around the World Trade Center to support wounded warriors and their families and to honor the sacrifices of American heroes.  Read more »

AP: Another 9/11 Anniversary is Recognized Today

A 9/11 Memorial Museum exhibition design study includes a piece of remnant WTC steel used to project video footage of the recovery effort. (Courtesy Thinc Design with Local Projects) A 9/11 Memorial Museum exhibition design study includes a piece of remnant WTC steel used to project video footage of the recovery effort. (Courtesy Thinc Design with Local Projects)

Today marks the ninth anniversary of the formal end of the recovery operation after the 2001 attacks.   Read more »