9-11 Sunrise Ceremony

August 16th, 2011 by

9-11 Sunrise Ceremony

Spiral Fountain in the Gardens of Remembrance, Battery Park

6:30 AM on Sunday, September 11, 2011

A community commemorative event showcasing music, poetry and reflections at dawn on September 11th. The Ceremony reawakens a tradition from the first years after 9-11 that drew together people from across the community and city.


6:15 AM

Gather at The Sphere memorial to light candles and proceed to event location.

6:30 AM sharp
(6:32 AM Sunrise)

Program begins at the Spiral Fountain in the Gardens of Remembrance with
Presentation of Colors by the NYS National Guard Color Guard.

7:30 AM

Program ends

Support for the project is provided by the following partners:

Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Borough President Scott Stringer, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Howard Teich, Maggi Peyton, New York Together, The Battery Conservancy, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 9-11 Memorial Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, the Association for a Better New York, Manhattan Media, and M+R Strategic Services.

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