Category Archives: 9/11 Tribute Center

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 […]

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9/11 memorial remembers Hindy

A memorial cross made from iron debris dedicated in Mark Hindy's honor resides in the lobby of McGugin Center

By Rod Williamson Vanderbilt University Quick Slant On a recent trip to New York City, we spent the better part of a morning at Ground Zero, now called the 9/11 Memorial [sic]. We hadn’t been to the site for a couple of years and it remains a sobering experience. There is a small, modest museum […]

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Guard Chief Visits World Trade Center Tribute Site to Discuss Guard’s Role in 9/11 Response

Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, looks out from the top of the Freedom Tower, the building being constructed at the World Trade Center here to replace the Twin Towers destroyed on September 11, 2001. Grass was in New York to visit with representatives of the 9/11 Tribute Center to discuss telling the story of the National Guard's role on September 11, 2001. 1st Lt. Mark Getman

By Col. Richard Goldenberg Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System NEW YORK – Gen. Frank Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, visited lower Manhattan here March 15 to learn about a growing partnership between the 9/11 Tribute Center and the National Guard. Touring the 9/11 Tribute Center on Liberty Street, in the shadows of […]

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