Story Behind the Last Column’s First Markings
The Last Column, standing in the center of the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s Foundation Hall, is covered in thousands of markings and tributes placed on the beam by workers and family members.
The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
The View: A look back to last year’s ceremony the sacrifices and selfless contributions of all the 9/11 rescue and recovery workers and their families. In honor of the 14th anniversary of the end of this historic effort, we will again host a week of dedicated programs and commemorative activities from Monday, May 23 through Monday, May 30.
By 9/11 Memorial Staff