Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

LBFD members rebuild vandalized 9/11 memorial

“Bill Murphy, who built and maintained a September 11 memorial on Oceanview yards from his California Street home, noticed early Saturday that the metal frame that holds a flagpole was torn from the memorial’s base and thrown in the street. A team of Long Beach firefighters reconstructed the damaged memorial on Sunday,” writes Joseph Kellard […]

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Too tall? Milton, WA may balk at 36-foot September 11 memorial

On December 11, 2015, Erik Lacitis wrote in the Seattle Times that some residents of Milton, Washington do not want the 36-foot tall piece of steel from the 91st to 94th floors of the South Tower of the World Trade Center to be used as a memorial.  Milton’s mayor has heard complaints from residents that […]

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130 acres donated to complete National September 11th Memorial Trail

Kelly Pack in the Rails to Trails Conservancy on December 9, 2015 writes that CSX announced their donation of 130 acres to help complete the September 11th National Memorial Trail, a planned 1,300-mile multi-use trail that commemorates those who were murdered in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The trail will run  from  Arlington, Virginia to […]

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