Thousands of memorials have been created to honor the victims of September 11th. Some of these are as simple as a painted tree or as complex as the 9/11 Memorial pools. Steel from the World Trade Center has been sent around the nation and the world and been made into a variety of meaningful monuments to loss.
In this section, you’ll find examples of these memorials to September 11th divided into the National Memorials and smaller local and community based memorials found around the nation and the world.
Learn more about the three national 9/11 memorials. Find out more about program updates.
Voices of September 11th have gathered a listing of memorials across the nation and the world. These listings can be found by state or by a general list of international memorials. Click here to learn more.
Additional images of memorials have been sent to the 9/11 Tribute Center by members of the September 11th community.
Gilbert, AZ 9/11 Memorial
The Town of Gilbert, Arizona, just southeast of Phoenix, is now home to a powerful 9/11 Memorial that pays tribute to the lives lost during the worst act of terrorism on American soil, as it recognizes the strength that came as our nation reached out and pulled us together.
Acton 9/11 Memorial
The memorial first honored Acton residents Amy Sweeney and Philip Rosenzweig (who were both on American Airlines Flight 11) but now the memorial recognizes all public safety personnel.
Michael E. Brennan Memorial Tree
Long Island City, NY
Commemorates late Firefighter Michael E. Brennan, a native of Sunnyside, and a member of Engine 54 who lost his life responding to a mayday call at WTC 7 on Sept. 11, 2001.
Clark Botanical Garden Memorial Grove
North Hempstead, NY
One tranquil area of Clark Botanic Garden is a grove in honor of the memory of those whose lives were lost in the tragic attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
9/11 Memorial Grove at Fairfax County Government Center
The Fairfax County Memorial Grove was the first U.S. memorial commemorating the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, to be built on public space involving federal and local government collaboration with the community in an area where residents were personally affected by the tragedy through loss of life or participation in rescue efforts.
Kitsap 9/11 Memorial
In the fall of 2009, Leadership Kitsap team Serendipitous joined efforts with CKF&R to design a lasting memorial incorporating the steel. Their goal was to create a place of honor, reflection, empathy, remembrance and education for future generations.
To the Struggle Against World Terrorism
A monument designed by Russian artist Zurab Tsereteli to commemorate victims of the Sept. 11 attacks will serve as a symbol of Russian-American unity against the threat of terrorism.
9/11 Traveling Memorial
To honor the memory of all who were lost on September 11, 2001. It is a Tribute to all those who lost their lives on that day, including all uniformed services who responded. It enables the general public all over this country to experience in some small way the immeasurable sacrifice made by those who lost their lives on 9/11.
A piece of steel from the WTC was added to the 9/11 Memorial in Tewksbury to honor the 93 residents that were lost.
Tower of Remembrance
A place of healing, prayer, and peace honoring the innocent victims who died on September 11, 2001.
West Islip Remembers
West Islip, NY
A 9/11 Memorial plaque is located on the grounds of the West Islip Public Library.
United in Memory – Committed to Freedom
On September 11, 2009, DIA dedicated a memorial to the seven employees lost in the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. The memorial is located in the garden at the Defense Intelligence Agency Analysis Center in Washington, D.C.
To Lift a Nation
The three-times life-size statue, recreates the now-famous photo taken by Thomas E. Franklin, a photographer for the Bergen Record, who captured the image of three firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero.
A Cross for a Brother
Garland firefighter Aron Saffel built and painted 343 crosses, one for each firefighter lost on 9/11. They are on display outside Garland Fire Station No. 7.
Station 88 9/11 Memorial
Sherman Oaks, CA
The memorial consists of a fountain in front of the fire station, which has a 750-pound piece of steel from the rubble of the World Trade Center in New York, and a 100-pound block of limestone from the damaged Pentagon in Washington, DC.
Palm Harbor Memorial
Palm Harbor, FL
The memorial site is currently under construction at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens and will include a steel beam from the World Trade Center. It will be unveiled to the public on September 11, 2012.
Center Moriches FD
Center Moriches, NY
The 9/11 Memorial will prominently display the 1,600-pound steel column at the Center Moriches Fire Department, and will serve to ensure that future generations will remember the sacrifices made on September 11, 2001.
Levittown FD 9/11 Memorial
A WTC artifact was added to a memorial in front of the Levittown Fire Department head
The fire department will add the artifact to a memorial in front of their headquarters on Gardners Ave in memory of Chief Ronald Kerwin, who fell in the line of duty on September 11, 2001.
Southampton 9/11 Memorial
9/11 Memorial that includes a piece of recovered steel.
Arlington County FD Station 5
The steel will remain on display outside the fire station until a more permanent memorial is constructed.
The Spotswood 9/11 Memorial
The Spotswood High School History Club wanted to create a memorial to the victims and heroes of the terrorist attack of 9/11/2001.
Pinellas Park High School Memorial
An 85-pound piece of steel of bedrock from the World Trade Center have been added to the 9/11 memorial at Pinellas Park High School.
Kinsale Garden of Remembrance
Kinsale, Cork, Ireland
Kinsale Garden of Remembrance is dedicated to the memory of Fr. Michael Judge, Chaplain in the New York Fire Department and to the 343 brave fire fighters, who so courageously lost their lives in New York on September 11th 2001.
Kitchener Fallen Firefighter Memorial
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
A steel beam recovered from Ground Zero in New York City will become a permanent addition to the memorial in Civic Park honoring the hundreds of firefighters who died in the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
California Memorial Museum
Pelco, the world’s largest closed circuit television camera manufacturer, is proud to present the California Memorial Museum. This unique collection of gifts, photos, artifacts and memorabilia was given to Pelco, piece by piece, by Police Officers, Firefighters and their families as a way to honor our living and fallen heroes.
Allendale 9-11 Memorial
The granite memorial is located in Crestwood Park to remember those lost and to thank the brave rescue workers who risked their lives that fateful day.
The Cove (World Trade Center Memorial) at Richard W. DeKorte Meadowlands Park
A silhouette of the pre-9/11 skyline, cut from Corten Steel, is visible from the deck. Visitors can stand in a spot indicated on the deck and see where the towers once stood in the skyline.
Howland Memorial Grove
The Howland Memorial Grove honors Paramus residents who died September 11, 2001.
Rockaway Tribute Park
The park was created to serve as a tribute, not a memorial, to those Rockaway residents who died in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. The intention was to provide a place where community members can reflect on their lost loved ones and find comfort to move on with their lives.
Grove of Healing in Seaside Nature Park
Staten Island, NY
The purpose of this project is to provide a tribute to the 9/11 victims in the form of a garden where the community can come together to share feelings, yet be surrounded by the beauty of the garden.
Halls Pond Park September 11 Memorial
West Hempstead, NY
The village’s 9/11 memorial displays the names of the four Malverne residents — Scott Bart, 28, James Haran, 41, Jacqueline Donovan, 34, and Diane Urban, 50 — who died in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001.
Green Brook Township Memorial
Green Brook, NJ
A peaceful memorial to the victims of the 9/11 attacks located at the Top of the World Park.
Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance
The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance in MCU (formerly KeySpan) Park stands as a graceful and beautiful tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11th, 2001.
Loyola University Maryland 9/11 Memorial Garden
The 9/11 Memorial Garden, completed in 2007, serves as a reminder of lost members of the Loyola community, as well as a peaceful place for reflection and meditation.
On September 11, 2003, a memorial labyrinth was dedicated to the 22 Boston College alumni lost in the 9/11 tragedy.
Eastern Michigan University 9/11 Memorial
In honor of the many lives lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001, and to recall the courage shown by so many on that day.
Stony Brook Memorial Arch
Stony Brook, NY
The Arch, donated by the Stony Brook Alumni Association, honors the 21 Stony Brook alumni who were lost.
9/11 Memorial Garden at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Members of the Class of 2005 chose to establish a garden on campus that honors the 9/11 victims who were Carolina alumni.
Youngstown State University – 9/11 Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of YSU graduate Terry Lynch who was killed at the Pentagon.
9/11 Memorial Stained Glass Window at Corr Chapel, Villanova University
9/11 Memorial stained glass window at Villanova University honors graduates.
Other – Art
Strength of America
On Display in Troutdale, OR
This bronze sculpture encompasses freedom, justice, and the American spirit in memory of those lost on 9/11.
Honoring FDNY Firefighters who joined the military after Sept 11, 2001 and made the ultimate sacrifice.
This is a program by which you can thank the Police and Firefighters of New York and Northern Virginia with a gift of a framed limited edition print entitled ‘America’s Heroes’ by Henry Kidd.
If you know of a memorial that is not included here, please send us an email.