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5th Anniversary

9-11 Memorial

Inwood Hill Park

Here is a discription of events for the memorial


NYC 9/11 Memorial Field Saturday, Sep 09, 2006
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Upper Manhattan

September 8-11, 2006. Four-day Memorial of 5th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.

In remembrance of all who were lost on that terrible day, there will be a Memorial Field of Flags in Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park. It is a place for honoring those who died, where everyone can come to reflect, share their stories and heal – a place for the rescue workers, the volunteers, all those who rushed to aid their fellow man, and for the millions who watched in horror and disbelief.

The 9/11 Memorial Field is a garden of 3000 Flags of Honor and Flags of Heroes on 10’ flagpoles. Each Flag contains the names of every person who died as a result of the violent attacks of that day. In addition, there will be flags representing the 92 nations that lost citizens. Visitors are encouraged to walk among the flags, to touch them and to read the names of those who died.

Highlights include:
The Garden of 3000 Flags,

The World Memorial Sculpture

An 18’ tall tribute to the World Trade Center

Other 9/11 artwork displays

Music by local musicians

Schedule of Events::
Friday, September 8, 12:00 pm - Dedication Ceremony & Blessing by Father Devine

Saturday, September 9 through Monday, September 11, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm - Open Hours for the Memorial Field

Saturday, September 9, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm - Displays from the FDNY, the NYPD Emergency Services Unit and EMS will be open for public viewing

Saturday, September 9, 4:15 pm - Water Display by the Fire Department Marine Unit

Sunday, September 10, 1:00 pm - Commemorative Ceremony with music and many dignitaries

Monday, September 11, 8:46 am & 10:03 am – Quiet Commemoration of events of September 11, 2001

Location: Enter the park at 218 Street and Indian Road. The Memorial is on the south side of the salt marsh, opposite the Inwood Hill Park Nature Center.


Here are photos of the event.
Thanks to Tom Cahill for some of the photos!







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