Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse's tennis racket, now on view in the In Memoriam gallery. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
A tennis racket used by Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse is currently on view in the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam gallery. The artifacts on display in the gallery were chosen to coincide with the opening of “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11,” a special exhibition that explores the role sports played in aftermath of the 2001 attacks.Read more
A new rotation of artifacts in the "In Memoriam" gallery. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
A new installation went on view in the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam gallery featuring artifacts related to 15 victims, which help convey the story of each person’s relationship to sports, whether as athlete, devoted fan or ardent hobbyist.Read more
A butterfly lands on the shoulder of a probationary EMT as he reflects at his stepfather’s name on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo courtesy of FDNY.
Paying tribute to first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice is why the New York City Police Department and New York Fire Department have made a visit to the 9/11 Memorial part of their recruits’ official training. Since many of those who join the NYPD or FDNY follow their father or a loved one into the service, many times one of those recruits is honoring their own father who was killed as a result of the 9/11 attacks.Read more
Architect Masayuki (Masa) Sono's memorial "Postcards" on Staten Island. Photo courtesy of GION.
Sharing the Memorials Registry is a series devoted to highlighting the diverse ways in which individuals and communities commemorate the 9/11 victims through the creation of public memorials. Learn more at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s Memorials Registry , which tracks 9/11 Memorials throughout the world.Read more
On Sept. 16, 2001, New York Rangers Mark Messier, Mike Richter and Eric Lindros (in T-shirts, left to right) visited the World Trade Center site to thank rescue workers. Accompanying them were team president and general manager Glen Sather and vice president of public relations John Rosasco. Photograph by New York Rangers/Glen Sather
While leagues and teams grappled with the question of whether they should play their scheduled matches, local players and coaches visited Ground Zero to pay their respects and offer support to the rescue and recovery workers.Read more