Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

In New York, making space to remember 9/11

By Joanna Slater The Globe and Mail It’s a deceptively simple question: How do you begin? For the staff of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, finding the answer took nearly two years. They explored the question from every angle. Perhaps the starting point for visitors should be the 1993 bombing at the Twin Towers. […]

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FDNY Trident Ride reaches South Carolina

Riders from Engine 6/Ladder 9 in South Carolina

By Charles Slate The Engine 9 Ladder 6 FDNY Ride for the Trident House pulls into the South Carolina Welcome Center in Little River, Thursday afternoon. They are riding from Ground Zero at the World Trade Center to the Naval Special Operations Museum in Fort Christie Florida.The Navy SEAL Trident House sits along the […]

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Survivor Joe Dittmars speaks at memorial groundbreaking

An architect's model of the new Chatham County 9/11 First Responders Memorial, Harry Lynch, photo

By Beth Velliquette Chapel Hill News PITTSBORO — He could see it in their eyes. “They knew that they were going up those steps to try and beat a fire that they couldn’t beat,” said Joe Dittmar. “They knew that they were going up those steps to try and save lives that they couldn’t save. […]

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