Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Children’s handbook tells story of Flight 93 crash

The wall of names at the Flight 93 Memorial Anthony Conroy/Post-Gazette

By Lorri Drumm Pittsburgh Post-Gazette What’s the best way to explain the horrors of the Flight 93 crash in Somerset County to school-age children? A new approach is the “Junior Ranger Handbook,” officially released Saturday by the National Park Service at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Stonycreek. The parks service developed the 22-page booklet […]

Posted in 9/11 Memorials | Comments closed

Restoring the Ruins

By Lee Rosenbaum The Wall Street Journal Steven Weintraub and John Childs had an abnormal assignment as principal conservation consultants to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. “Most museums bring in conservators to fix things,” said Alice Greenwald, director of the museum. “Our conservators had the extraordinary obligation of figuring out how to present […]

Posted in 9/11 Memorials | Comments closed

9/11 Tribute Center Going Strong Despite Opening of National Museum

Wall of missing posters from inside 9/11 Tribute Center (Credit: Peter Haske//WCBS 880)

CBS 2 NEW YORK (CBS New York) — The National September 11 Memorial Museum may have opened last month, but the 9/11 Tribute Center across the street is still thriving, its president said. Lee Ielpi, one of the center’s co-founders, told WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell that he’s still seeing full tours daily. While he said […]

Also posted in 9/11 Tribute Center | Comments closed