September 11, 2001 – We Will Never Forget



Old cell phone photo taken from Liberty State Park in New Jersey

As our thoughts focus on the events of 9/11, I invite you take a few minutes to peruse these websites which provide information about ongoing memorial projects:

The September 11 Digital Archive – a website dedicated to saving the histories of September 11, 2001.

September 11 – the Internet’s #1 resource for September 11, 2001 news.

— 9/11 Memorial – Remembering and honoring the thousands of innocent men, women, and children murdered by terrorists in the horrific attacks of February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001.

National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial – A memorial commemorating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon and the 184 lives lost in the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77.

Flight 93 National Memorial – Project to memorialize “A Common Field One Day… A Field Of Honor Forever.”

Below are a few more photographs of the many that I have in my files. While I have some photographs which were taken at Ground Zero, I did not take any of these during my time on duty as a chaplain there. Captions precede each of this pics.

Emergency Responders at Ground Zero. This photograph is the property of Chrisanne Mortensen, a friend and colleague with whom I serve in the efforts of Delaware’s Citizen Corps Council. Used by permission.







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No Caption Necessary. Taken by Chrisanne’s friend. Used by permission.








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This banner flew on a building overlooking Ground Zero. It says it all.







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FDNY’s Riderless Horse in processional on West Street in Lower Manhattan. Photograph by Chaplain Bill taken at closing program at Ground Zero, May 31, 2002.







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Chaplain Bill Williams with NYPD officers. Photograph taken at closing program at Ground Zero, May 31, 2002.











© Bill Williams, a fellow sojourner
September 11, 2016