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NJ educators use 9/11 lesson plans, seek 9/11 Memorial Museum resources

 The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will be rife with emotion. It will be a time to reflect, process, and learn from the events of the day. New Jersey educators plan to seize on this moment by educating their pupils with a 9/11 curriculum that is both probing and in-depth.With the lesson plans nearly complete, a group of the educators recently journeyed to the 9/11 Memorial to find a missing piece: collections from the 9/11 Museum.New Jersey teachers hope to enhance their materials with recorded survivors’ stories and artifacts,  Read more »

Schumer, Nadler Expose fake 9/11 Commemorative Coins

On Aug. 6 2010, President Obama signed into law the National September 11th Memorial & Museum Commemorative Medal Act  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Green gives way to golden brown:   Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Shuttered, not Forgotten: Recently, photographer Amy Dreher snapped a picture of a sign (above) posted on the emergency loading dock of the now closed  Read more »

New, Informative Sign for 'Project Rebirth' Camera Installed Near WTC Site

 In the above picture, Warren Godridge of Drive 21 is posting a sign on the box containing a 35-mm camera that is a part of Project Rebirth’s roster of 14 cameras that are capturing the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site. The camera is positioned at St. Paul’s Chapel near the corner of Church and Vesey streets and will be taking pictures every five minutes to capture this historic reconstruction.See more pictures and read more about it in a  Read more »

the lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Skyward:  Read more »

the Lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. /em>Sun shines through steel:  Read more »

CNN: New Life at World Trade Center Site

CNN provided extensive coverage of the Memorial today. Please view a news story featuring a tour of the Memorial and read an opinion piece by 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels on the CNN.com website by clicking here  Read more »

NASCAR racers visit 9/11 Memorial

NASCAR drivers Kasey Kahne and Denny Hamlin visited the World Trade Center site and toured the construction site of the 9/11 Memorial. Check out the above video. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels led the racers on the tour. 9/11 Memorial staff  Read more »

The first of 400 trees planned for 9/11 Memorial's plaza is heading to WTC site (Updated)

Update: Several trees were planted on the memorial plaza on Saturday. Return to The MEMO soon for more pictures and information about the planting. Until then, read this story about this landmark tree move that brought life back to the World Trade Center site.  Read more »