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On Arbor Day, Take Time to Notice the Trees on the Memorial Plaza

As people celebrate Arbor Day and spring weather has truly arrived in New York City, it’s a good time to recall the importance of trees to the …

Criminal Justice

An event meant to tear us apart, brought us together. The memories of that day will never fade, but it’s how we remember that’s important. https://t.co/e5jo5HrYK6

9/11 Museum Hosts Special Tribeca Film Festival Screening of CNN’s “Soundtracks”

More than 500 people attended a special Tribeca Film Festival screening of CNN’s "Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History" at the 9/11 Memorial & …

Documentaries

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9/11 Museum To Host Talk on Muslim-Jewish Dialogue

The 9/11 Memorial Museum will host a conversation exploring the ways Muslims and Jews can work together to push back against extremism on Wednesday, …

Religion

More Than 5,000 People Joined the 5th Annual 9/11 Memorial Run/Walk

Thank you to all who participated in the 5th Annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Community Day on Sunday, April 23. More than 5,000 people joined …

New York City

Exploring the Memorial's Sustainable Design on Earth Day

The 9/11 Memorial plaza is one of the most sustainable plazas ever constructed, designed to conserve energy, water and other resources.<p>Rainwater is …

Ephemera: Postcard [C.2012.66.86]

<b>Historical Notes</b><br>Soon after it was built, the World Trade Center, and specifically the Twin Towers, took on iconic status. Although initially …

Acclaimed Scottish Dance Company to Perform at 9/11 Museum on Friday

Scottish dance company Shaper/Caper will perform their acclaimed dance program “Within This Dust,” at the 9/11 Memorial Museum on Friday, April 21. …

Ballet

Penn Vets Share Stories of Working Dogs at Ground Zero After 9/11

The Sept. 11, 2001, attacks didn’t just take the lives of nearly 3,000 people, they also irreversibly affected the lives of tens of thousands more, …

This morning, over 150 @FDNY EMT probies visited the #911Memorial & #911Museum to pay tribute to the heroes we lost on 9/11. https://t.co/HP4NtEtr92

#WeRemember the innocent victims and their families whose lives were forever changed 22 years ago today. #OklahomaCityBombing https://t.co/t33fWq3qax

Behind the Lens: One for All, All for One

When the Nyack Boys Varsity Lacrosse team visited the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to learn more about Welles Crowther, a Nyack alum and lacrosse player …

Photography

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Join Us for Our 5th Annual Run/Walk and Community Day

We’re less than a week away from the 5th annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Community Day.<p>On April 23, more than 5,000 participants will come …

Manhattan

Object: Glass, Recovered [C.2011.179.89]

<b>Credit Line:</b> <i>Recovered from the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001 Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Courtesy of the Port Authority of</i> …

Behind the Lens: Students Explore the Museum

<i>In this series, 9/11 Memorial & Museum staff photographer Jin Lee shares his view of select photographs taken on the site.</i><p>This photo from a session …

Introducing the 9/11 Memorial Art Cart: Activities for Kids

Visitors bringing children to the 9/11 Memorial now have a new way to discover the symbolism and meaning behind many elements of the Memorial and the …

“A tree with strong roots laughs at storms.” -Ancient Proverb #SurvivorTree #911Memorial #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/Sm0i1pjqLX

Nyack Lacrosse Team Visits 9/11 Museum to Honor Welles Crowther

"Since the beginning of Welles' story coming out, Nyack has embraced Welles, his story and his inspiration," Alison Crowther said. "The lacrosse team …

Mythology

FDNY Probationary Firefighters Honor Fallen Firefighters at 9/11 Memorial

Three hundred FDNY probationary firefighters lined the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial on Friday to lay a wreath near the inscribed names of the 343 …

Veterans

Today we honor Alison Marie Wildman’s 46th birthday by placing a white rose at her name on the #911Memorial. #NeverForget https://t.co/F9ZdQvkxHf

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Remembering Hilda Taylor

Hilda Taylor came to the United States from Sierra Leone to further her education, settling with her family in Maryland. Hilda taught sixth grade at …

Islamophobia