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Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Museum Programs...

Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Museum Programs

A recent $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help support the 9/11 Memorial …

With Newfound Modesty, Port Authority Returns to the World Trade Center

The Port Authority has come home. Quietly.

After 14 years near Union Square, the agency’s headquarters have returned to a spot at the World Trade Center, where they had been from 1973 until Sept. 11, 2001.

No board meetings have been held yet at 4 World Trade Center, at Greenwich and Liberty Streets. …

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Our hearts go out to the southern islands of Vanuatu, where people are coping with the after effects of a devastating cyclone which hit yesterday. Photo: Vanuatu's Prime Minister Joe Natuman and his wife (right) paid their respects at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in September 2014 during the United Nations General Assembly.

The Victims Quilt was created as part of the America’s 9/11 Memorial Quilts Project and honors all who were killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and those who came to their rescue. Maintaining the tradition of quilting as a communal activity, more than 500 individuals nationwide worked together to make a quilt that would provide symbolic comfort to those in mourning. The Victims Quilt was dedicated to 9/11 victims’ families on September 9, 2006, in a ceremony held on the fifth anniversary of 9/11, and was accepted on their behalf by Bill Doyle, father of victim Joseph Michael Doyle. In turn, Bill Doyle presented the quilt to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in the name of all 9/11 families.

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Today marks the eleven year anniversary of the bombing of four Madrid trains (referred to across Europe as 11-M) that killed 191 people and injured more than 1,800. Join us as we remember those who were lost and injured. "The scenes of horror and sadness in Madrid ... evoked the tragic images of Manhattan on September 11 ... the same faces of desolation, the same spontaneous solidarity, the same paralyzed traffic, the same gridlocked hospitals, and the same blank looks of incomprehension.”- Translated Excerpt from El Mundo Editorial (The Guardian, March 13, 2004) To learn more about the events of that day visit: http://www.911memorial.org/11-m-madrid-2004 Photo credit: Flickr user nickhazlewood

Admission is free for all 9/11 Memorial Museum visitors on Tuesday evenings from 5 p.m. to close. For more information, visit: http://911memorial.io/RLuNB5

A tribute left at the 9/11 Memorial for New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Engine 21 Captain, William Francis Burke Jr.

#Honor911

"Smashed now, charred and fragmented, missing its crystal, the sweep-second hand and what would appear to be the minute hand and also half the bracelet, the watch still tells time, in a sense, but only one time. Frozen in a small indicator window of Todd Beamer’s Rolex is the number 11. That was the date in September 2001 when four terrorists hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 and crashed it into a reclaimed strip mine near Shanksville, Pa., killing Mr. Beamer and all onboard."- Guy Trebay, The New York Times A moment in time captured in pieces- The story of Todd Beamer's watch: http://911memorial.io/1paf2Ay

Deeply affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks, artist Red Grooms felt inspired to create The Shield, a composition that combines painting and sculpture in tribute to the recovery workers at Ground Zero.

#WomensHistoryMonth On the morning of September 11, 2001, Principal Ada Dolch of the High School for Leadership and Public Service just south of the World Trade Center heard an enormous boom, learning moments later that a plane had hit one of the Twin Towers. Using this two-way radio, Principal Dolch initiated a building-wide evacuation. She was forced to abandon existing emergency plans that called for regrouping closer to the World Trade Center and instead guided approximately 600 students and staff southward to safety in Battery Park.

"For as long as you remember me, I am never entirely lost."- Author, Frederick Buechner

Dirk Spijkers on Twitter

Impressive #911memorial #911memorialmuseum #wtc #onewtc pic.twitter.com/GqDSeyAjif

The Survivor Tree has grown to become a living reminder of the nation's shared strength and resiliency. http://t.co/YJi7ech6Ox

Lee Greenwood on Twitter

Visited the #911 memorial & museum today! Moved us all to tears. May we never forget! pic.twitter.com/5I6ZqW9efb

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William Hyatt on Twitter

Amazing and emotional experience at the @Sept11Memorial. pic.twitter.com/ckq29zzyEp

Amanda Guido on Twitter

At 9/11 memorial, you will see many of these white roses. It marks the persons whose birthday would have been today. pic.twitter.com/Ho6DiTskWG

Architecture Course Offered Through 9/11 Memorial...

Architecture Course Offered Through 9/11 Memorial Museum

Tested in the fires of the World Trade Center attacks, architects as first responders proved …

Chief on Twitter

Today at the 9/11 memorial pic.twitter.com/ymKsqnVwan

"Together, we will build a memorial that heals our hearts and makes the world proud.”- John C. Whitehead http://t.co/kTdhtAAudE

Veteran Who Lost Leg in Iraq Visits Memorial,...

Veteran Who Lost Leg in Iraq Visits Memorial, Museum

Chad Pfeifer, who lost part of his leg in 2007 while serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq, recently …

Jordan H on Twitter

I see peace & Reflection & hope @Sept11Memorial pic.twitter.com/5BpOQYVb55