20th Anniversary of 9/11


This year marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Locally and around the nation, this devastating event is being commemorated. We remember those who we lost and honor the brave first-responders who risked their own lives to save others. September 11 is also designating  as a National Day of Service and Remembrance, and  is the largest annual day of charitable service in the United States.

Below you will find historical resources, museums and memorials exhibit information, and local Connecticut events to help as we remember, serve and honor:

GENERAL RESOURCES

History.Com – 9/11 Attacks

Internet Archive – Understanding 9/11 – A Television News Archive

Library of Congress – The September 11, 2001 Documentary Project

Yale Law School – The Avalon Project: September 11, 2001 document collection

9/11 Commission – Final Report

 

MUSEUMS & MEMORIALS

9/11 Memorial  New York City

Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Washington, D.C.

Flight 93 National Memorial Pennsylvania

 

LOCAL CONNECTICUT EVENTS & COMMEMORATIONS

9/11 Tribute, the Middlesex Hospital Vocal Chords – The Bushnell, Hartford

Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9/11 – Fairfield University

Connecticut’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony – Sherwood Island, Westport

CT United Ride – CT’s largest single motorcade, along with police and fire escorts pay tribute to those who gave their lives on 9/11 and still keep us safe today!

Voices Center – formerly known as Voices of September 11th, 20th Anniversary Program & Events

 

SERVICE – Explore ways to volunteer

911 Day

Americorps 911-day

United Way Day of Service & Remembrance

 

 

Stratford Library suggested reading:

September 11 – Adult/Teen Books

 

September 11 – Children’s Book

 

 

 

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