Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced New York City's plans to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th attack. The ceremony will take place near the World Trade Center site on the morning of Sunday, September 11, 2012.
Family members of the victims of 9/11 will read the names of all those who died at Ground Zero during the attack, as well as those who died at the Pentagon and in the plane crash in Pennsylvania.
Silence will mark the times when the planes hit, when the towers crumbled, as well as when the plane hit the Pentagon and the plane crashed in Shanksville, PA.
Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie, as well as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani will attend the ceremony.
Family members attending the memorial ceremony will be able to access the 9/11 Memorial and see the names of their family members on the memorial wall.
Only family members of 9/11 victims will be able to participate in the ceremony.
Timeline of Events on 9/11
- 8:46 a.m. - First plane struck North Tower of World Trade Center
- 9:03 a.m. Second plane struck South Tower of World Trade Center
- 9:59 a.m. - Fall of the South Tower
- 10:29 a.m. - Fall of North Tower