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Memorial Social Networks Thrive with Reaction to ‘60 Minutes’ Report

The reaction of one Twitter user is a feeling shared by many. The reaction of one Twitter user is a feeling shared by many.

This week’s “60 Minutes” story on the 9/11 Memorial Museum elicited plenty of responses on social media  Read more »

OKC Bombing Victim’s Father Coped with Loss by Helping 9/11 Families

A twilight view of Oklahoma City, including the National Memorial & Museum. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum) A twilight view of Oklahoma City, including the National Memorial & Museum. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum)

An Oklahoma City man spoke with 9/11 Memorial Museum staff about coping with his loss in the 1995 bombing by helping families in New York after 9/11.  Read more »

'Innocent People Mercilessly Attacked' in Boston

Official statement of 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels on bombing attack in Boston.  Read more »

Photos from 9/11 Memorial Visitors

A photo taken and shared by a visitor to the 9/11 Memorial. A photo taken and shared by a visitor to the 9/11 Memorial.

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial often share photos and reactions on social media.  Read more »

Giants Football Legend George Martin is Lacing Up for 9/11 Again

One of the 27 pairs of sneakers that Martin used to walk across country in between the fall of 2007 and the summer of 2008. (Photo by Amy Dreher) One of the 27 pairs of sneakers that Martin used to walk across country in between the fall of 2007 and the summer of 2008. (Photo by Amy Dreher)

NY Giants legend George Martin has affirmed his commitment to the 9/11 cause.  Read more »

Running, Walking in Honor of 9/11

A map of the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk route in lower Manhattan. A map of the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk route in lower Manhattan.

In the latest installment of the Thank You For Visiting series, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels prepares to welcome more than 2,000 participants for the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Followers Reflect on WTC Anniversary

Followers shared thoughts on the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the World Trade Center. Followers shared thoughts on the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the World Trade Center.

Our followers on social media shared memories of the original Twin Towers.  Read more »

Judge: 'WTC Cross' an Artifact, Not Constitutional Violation

In July 2011, a crane lowers the World Trade Center Cross into the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Amy Dreher photo) In July 2011, a crane lowers the World Trade Center Cross into the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Amy Dreher photo)

A judge dismisses lawsuit that sought to stop the display of the World Trade Center Cross, ruling that the artifact will help tell the story of 9/11.  Read more »

Participate in the 5K as a Virtual Runner

Take part in the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk from anywhere as a Virtual Runner.  Read more »

Court Officers Donate 9/11 Quilt

The names of three 9/11 victims are displayed on the donated quilt. (Photo by Cristina Melendez, 9/11 Memorial) The names of three 9/11 victims are displayed on the donated quilt. (Photo by Cristina Melendez, 9/11 Memorial)

A quilt honoring the lives of three 9/11 victims has been donated by New York State court officers.  Read more »