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September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove

 
 
September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove	 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove Marker
Inscription.
This grove of flowering trees is a living memorial dedicated to the tragic events of September 11th, 2001. It is one of five Living Memorial Groves around the City, one in each borough in a park with clear views of downtown Manhattan where the twin towers once stood. All of the groves have trees that flower with white blossoms in the spring. This grove is comprised of trees transplanted from the plaza areas around the World Trade Center that were badly damaged but survived. The trees planted in these groves will provide a lasting reminder of a terrible event, while also creating a gathering space for remembrance and healing.

The maintenance for this memorial grove is funded through 2009 by the Living Memorial Tree Foundation under the Patronage of HSH Prince Albert of Monaco, with the help and support of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, American Forests and The Municipal Arts Society of New York.
 
Erected by City of New York Parks & Recreation.
 
Location. 40° 42.699′ N, 74° 0.487′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Row and Broadway, on the left when traveling south on Park Row. Click for map. Marker is located near the
September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove	 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove Marker
southern end of City Hall Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10279, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Windmill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Federal Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paulís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); Woolworth Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remains of Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named St. Paul's Chapel (about 300 feet away); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. A map at the upper right of the marker shows the World Trade Center Site and the location of the five Living Memorial Groves in Von Briesen Park in Staten Island, Sunset Park in Brooklyn, MacNeil Park in Queens, Ferry Point Park in the Bronx, and City Hall Park in Manhattan.
 
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Living Memorial Grove image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
3. Living Memorial Grove
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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