Somber Ceremonies Mark September 11th Anniversary
2,751 people were killed in he terrorists acts of 9/11.
New York: Ceremony at Ground Zero will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Zuccotti Park, at Liberty and Church streets near the site of the World Trade Center.
Washington, D.C.: President Bush this morning will preside over a dedication ceremony for the Pentagon 9/11 memorial that features 184 steel-and-granite benches, each engraved with a victim’s name.
Shanksville, Pennsylvania: A morning ceremony remembers the 40 who died aboard Flight 93 that went down in western Pennsylvania.
San Diego: Reading of victims’ names and tolling of bells today will mark 9/11 starting at 2:30 p.m. on the deck of the USS Midway (910 N. Harbor Drive).
Los Angeles: Two ceremonies are planned, one at 7 a.m. at the Fire Department Museum and Fallen Firefighter Memorial (1355 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood); one at 10 a.m. at the Fire Department Training Center (1700 Stadium Way in Elysian Park), with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on hand to mark the event.
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