Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Flight 93 tree seedlings planting a living tribute

This week, hundreds of volunteers will plant more than 15,000 trees over 23 acres at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Since the reforestation project began in 2012, more than 2,000 volunteers have planted more than 105 acres with 74,000 trees of many varieties native to the area. In three to five more years, the goal is […]

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Barbara Black’s work honors memory of Flight 93 victims

Barbara Black recently retired from her post chief of cultural resources at the Flight 93 National Memorial. She had worked as a curator and was asked to help at the site of the crash since people began leaving tributes to the 40 passengers and crew aboard the plane, writes  Mary Pickels in Trib Live. Black was hired by […]

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9/11 monuments across America are being defaced and neglected

“A startling number of 9/11 monuments around the country have been vandalized or fallen into disrepair, including a $2 million Nassau County memorial that bears the names of heroes and residents killed that day,” writes Susan Edelman in the NY Post. Other memorials in Wisconsin, San Diego, Brooklyn, Laguna Beach and Louisiana are deteriorating or subject […]

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