Remembering September 11, 2001

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What is 9/11?

On September 11, 2001, there were four coordinated terrorist attack occurred that killed approximately 3,000 people. That Tuesday, two planes crashed into the North and South tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. About an hour and a half later, the two 110 story buildings have completely been destroyed from the fire that was created from the crash. Not only did this crash damage the two towers, it also damaged a few other buildings around it. This tragedy not only killed a large number of people, but it was also a detrimental incident to the firefighters. It also took a large toll on the economy from the damage of property and construction after. This is a grieving tragedy that this country will forever remember. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks

 

National September 11 Memorial

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Memorial that sits between the twin towers. Every victim that died in 2001 and 1993 attack are inscribed into the memorial.

The memorial was opened 10 years after the massacre in 2011.

 

Survivor tree

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The tree that had one branch left from the terror attack

This was moved to the care of New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. After it was recovered in 2010, it was returned back to the memorial.

National September 11 Museum

The memorial museum was open in 2014. It is placed in the world trade center. It contains different displays, archives, narratives collections and artifacts from the tragedy.

Memorial Exhibition

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It includes every victim that died in the 2001 and 1993 attack with a brief description about them.

Cover stories

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33 covers were made for The New Yorker to remember the twin towers.

 

Remembering

This memorial and museum was made because of how traumatic and impacting it was to the whole country. It will continue to hold the memory of the awful attacks that occurred and educate visitors more about it.

 

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