#MemorialDay

“Hero Tour” Sparks Flurry of Responses

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels highlighting names on the memorial during the Hangout session. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels highlighting names on the memorial during the Hangout session.

On Memorial Day a special “Hero Tour” on Google + for veterans spurred much interaction on social media using #HonorTheHeroes.  Read more »

A Unique Tribute for an FDNY Hero

The Esposito memorial bag includes an FDNY badge and personal photographs. (Photo by Melanie Derschowitz) The Esposito memorial bag includes an FDNY badge and personal photographs. (Photo by Melanie Derschowitz)

A look at a special, very detailed tribute to a fallen FDNY hero.  Read more »

Little-Known Memorial a Perfect Tribute

The original key and key tag to the steam room where the Morgan tribute exists. (9/11 Museum staff photo. The original key and key tag to the steam room where the Morgan tribute exists. (9/11 Museum staff photo.

A memorial for the ‘Mayor of Con Ed’ is located several stories below the 9/11 Memorial plaza.  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 »