9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies Scheduled Across Michigan

Sep 10, 2018

Ceremonies remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks are scheduled Tuesday across Michigan.

Retired Brigadier Gen. Michael McDaniel will take part in ceremonies that start just after 7 a.m. in Grand Rapids.

Lansing 9/11 ceremony at 8:30 am at Wentworth Park in downtown Lansing

Eastern Michigan University's annual Ceremony of Remembrance starts at 8:30 a.m. at the school's 9/11 Memorial at Pease Park in Ypsilanti. The memorial features a steel beam from the 74th floor of the World Trade Center's South Tower.

Lansing's police and fire departments also will hold a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at Wentworth Park, and a day of remembrance is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. at Bronson Park in downtown Kalamazoo.

Terrorists used hijacked planes to crash Sept. 11, 2001, into the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the attacks.

Lansing September 11th Memorial in Wentworth Park in downtown Lansing.
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