Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Residents angered after makeshift 9/11 memorial removed in King County, Washington

A flag memorial to the victims of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 that’s been on display in King Couny Washington state for years has been removed, reports Kim Shepard of MY Northwest.com. A report was apparently made to officials saying the flag was “offensive”. Some locals have contacted local officials and a community meeting is promised.

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‘Eternal’ flame in Naperville’s 9/11 memorial constantly extinguished

An “eternal” flame forming the centerpiece of the Commander Dan Shanower/September 11, 2001 Memorial by the Naperville Municipal Center continually goes out and needs relighting on a regular basis, reports Bill Bird in the Naperville Sun. A surveillance camera monitoring the memorial has made officials aware of when the flame has gone out. Research into eternal […]

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Can God afford to rent in Lower Manhattan? – Chapel that doubles as Catholic Memorial to September 11 appears likely to close

St. Joseph’s Chapel in Gateway Plaza, served as a respite center for recovery workers after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It houses the Catholic Memorial to those attacks, Catholics being the group that lost the most members in the attacks. It is the only house of worship west of West Street. And it will probably […]

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