9/11 Memorials

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 Twin Towers was sent across America and around the world creating a variety of meaningful monuments and memorials to remember 9/11, provide a place to gather, reflect and teach future generations about the loss and resiliency of our community.

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.

National Memorials

Learn more about the three national 9/11 memorials. Find out more about program updates.

9/11 Memorial

Pentagon Memorial

Flight 93 Memorial

Local Community 9/11 Memorials

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Gilbert, AZ 9/11 Memorial
Gilbert, AZ
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
Acton, MA
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

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
Fairfax, VA
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
Bremerton, WA
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.

Struggle Against World Terrorism

To the Struggle Against World Terrorism
Bayonne, NJ
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
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.


Tewksbury Memorial
Tewksbury, MA

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

Tower of Remembrance
Stirling, NJ

A place of healing, prayer, and peace honoring the innocent victims who died on September 11, 2001.

West Islip Remembers

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

United in Memory – Committed to Freedom
Washington, DC

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.

Family Tributes


To Lift a Nation

To Lift a Nation
Emmitsburg, MD
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

A Cross for a Brother
Garland, Texas
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
Levittown, NY

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

Southampton 9/11 Memorial
Southampton, NY

9/11 Memorial that includes a piece of recovered steel.

Arlington County FD Station 5
Arlington, VA

The steel will remain on display outside the fire station until a more permanent memorial is constructed.

High Schools

The Spotswood 9/11 Memorial

The Spotswood 9/11 Memorial
Spotswood, NJ
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
Largo, FL

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.


Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance

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
Clovis, CA

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
Allendale, NJ
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 WTC Memorial

The Cove (World Trade Center Memorial) at Richard W. DeKorte Meadowlands Park
Lyndhurst, NJ
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
Paramus, NJ
The Howland Memorial Grove honors Paramus residents who died September 11, 2001.

Rockaway Tribute Park

Rockaway Tribute Park
Rockaway, NY
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 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

Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance
Brooklyn, NY
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
Baltimore, MD
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.

Memorial Labyrinth
Boston, MA
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
Ypsilanti, MI
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 Memorial Arch
Stony Brook, NY
The Arch, donated by the Stony Brook Alumni Association, honors the 21 Stony Brook alumni who were lost.

View of the 9/11 Memorial Garden

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

Youngstown State University – 9/11 Memorial
Youngstown, OH
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
Villanova, PA
9/11 Memorial stained glass window at Villanova University honors graduates.

Other – Art

Strength of America

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.

Eternal Homecoming
Honoring FDNY Firefighters who joined the military after Sept 11, 2001 and made the ultimate sacrifice.

America’s Heroes
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.