9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.

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Heroes’ Day at the Hudson River Maritime Museum & John J. Harvey – Kingston, NY

September 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, September 9, 2018, from noon until 5:00pm, please join the Hudson River Maritime Museum, the Trolley Museum of New York, the Volunteer Firemen’s Hall and Museum of Kingston, historic fireboat John J. Harveythe U.S. Coast Guard 49′ BUSL (Buoy Utility Stern Loader), in an event highlighting the courage, selflessness, and sacrifice of emergency service personnel. To learn about the day, please click here.

There will be family-friendly activities as well as deck tours of the John J. Harvey and the Coast Guard BUSL.

At the end of the day, there will be a ceremony to honor active, retired, and fallen EMS personnel as well as a remembrance for those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.This ceremony will be accompanied by music performed by the Woodstock Brass Quintet.

  • 12:00pm – John J. Harvey arrives at HRMM docks
  • 12:00pm to 5:00pm: Ongoing activities
    • Hudson River Maritime Museum & Trolley Museum of New York open – discount admission plus free admission for first responders and active-duty military
    • Readings of Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey
    • Boatlift documentary – 12-minute film about evacuating Lower Manhattan during and after World Trade Center terrorist attack
    • Free deck tours of the United States Coast Guard 49′ BUSL (Buoy Utility Stern Loader)
  • 12:30pm – 3:00pm – John J. Harvey open for free deck tours
  • 3:00pm – 3:50pm – Boat ride on the John J. Harvey for HRMM Members only. Pre-registration required.  Register
  • 3:45pm – 5:00pm – Musical performance by Woodstock Brass Quintet.
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm – Ceremony honoring emergency service personnel in front of the John J. Harvey

The historic FDNY fireboat John J. Harvey helped evacuate people from lower Manhattan and fight fires at the World Trade Center site during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Please click here for more information.

Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401


September 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY United States