MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ— On 911, there may be very particular annual occasion that historically begins the day for a lot of Monmouth County residents on September 11. It’s a particular ceremony to recollect the 147 lives taken from Monmouth County on 911, and honors all victims of the phobia assault. It’s held at Mount Mitchill, the 12-acre overlook park, dwelling to Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial.
The Remembrance Ceremony will happen at Eight a.m. on September 11. All are welcome, parking will likely be restricted and no distant parking will likely be obtainable. Establishing a 9/11 memorial at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook started in 2002 when the Monmouth County 9/11 Committee was fashioned and commenced planning for a becoming tribute to the victims, heroes and occasions of September 11. The committee then launched into a serious fundraising effort to finance the memorial. By midsummer 2005, the group exceeded its purpose by elevating $296,000. Continued donations helps the maintenance and upkeep of the memorial.
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The memorial web site encompasses a path chronicling the 9/11 occasions that results in the monument itself. A desk of black granite lists the names, ages and cities of these 147 people who had been tragically taken from Monmouth County. On the middle, a light-weight stone sculpture by native artist Franco Minervini of an eagle “ascends to a better world.” The eagle has in its grasp a beam from the World Commerce Middle.
This 12 months, a “Tribute in Lights” will likely be seen from Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook in Atlantic Highlands for 3 nights, starting on Friday, September 11, in remembrance of the tragic occasions that shook the nation 19 years in the past.
From sundown to 11 p.m. on every night time — September 11, 12 and 13 — the lights will likely be illuminated on the 266-foot overlook, which gives panoramic views of Sandy Hook, Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay and the New York Metropolis skyline.
The “Tribute in Lights” is being sponsored by the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders in honor of the practically 3,00Zero lives misplaced within the terror assaults and the fearless show of heroism by numerous rescue groups and residents who responded to the tragedy.
For days and weeks afterward, folks visited Mount Mitchill to mirror and notably pay tribute to the 147 folks from Monmouth County who perished within the assaults.
“Whether at an organized ceremony or privately, everyone should be granted the opportunity to honor and remember the tragic events that occurred on 9/11,” mentioned Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the Monmouth County Park System. “Now 19 years later, we remember those who died and recognize the thousands who survived. We remember American freedoms and liberties, and we reaffirm our commitment to defend freedom against all enemies.”
Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone mentioned the board felt it was extremely necessary to sponsor these tribute lights to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the tragic assaults that occurred on 9/11.
“For the families of those lost and to those who are still fighting illnesses stemming from the cleanup, please know Monmouth County will never forget,” he mentioned. “We especially remember the 147 men and women who called our county home.”
The 9/11 Memorial Timeline walkway represents a three-hour time span of the tragic morning of September 11, 2001. That day, 2973 harmless lives had been misplaced in what’s now generally known as essentially the most devastating assault on American soil. This Memorial commemorates 147 folks from Monmouth County who perished because of the assault. The day started like every other day.
7:30 a.m. – A wonderful September morning
8:00 a.m. – American Airways Flight 11 departs Boston
8:14 a.m. – United Airways Flight 175 departs Boston
8:21 a.m. – American Airways Flight 77 departs Washington Dulles Airport
8:42 a.m. – United Airways Flight 93 departs Newark
8:46 a.m. – Flight 11 hits the North Tower of the World Commerce Middle
9:03 a.m. – Flight 175 hits the South Tower of the World Commerce Middle
9:37 a.m. – Flight 77 hits the Pentagon
9:59 a.m. – South Tower of the World Commerce Middle collapses
10:06 a.m. – Flight 93 crashes in Shanksville, PA
10:10 a.m. – Portion of the Pentagon collapses
10:29 a.m. – North Tower of the World Commerce Middle collapses
FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY: Exit 117, comply with Hwy. 36 East (about 13 miles) to jughandle indicators for “Purple Bank/Scenic Street.” Observe indicators to Park.
FROM SANDY HOOK/SEA BRIGHT: Hwy. 36 (Ocean Ave) North over Highlands Bridge to Navesink Ave./Scenic Street. Keep to proper and comply with indicators to Park.
Click on right here for the Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial web site.