Memorials and Events Honoring 9/11 Throughout Delaware

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The First State remembers the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with local ceremonies and events to honor those we lost.

This year marks the 21st anniversary since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. Across the United States this Saturday, millions of Americans will look back on the time of devastation to remember and memorialize those who lost their lives at ground zero that day.  

Here is a list of local events and memorials in the First State that commemorate Delawareans and Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.   

9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Milton Memorial Park 

The Milton Fire Department and the VFW Broadkiln Post 6984 partner with the Town of Milton for a 9-1-1 Ceremony to honor those who were killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This event will start at 8:30 a.m. at the Milton Memorial Park.  

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Milton Memorial Park 
Chandler Street, Milton  

17th Annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

On Monday, September 12, the Dover International Speedway and Bally’s Dover Casino will host its annual memorial blood drive. The Dover International Speedway and the Blood Bank of Delmarva have conducted this event for 16 years and will run it this year from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

Bally’s Dover Casino
1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover  

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2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Car Show 

Delaware Veterans Post #1 Honor Guard is hosting its second annual car show commemorating the anniversary of 9/11. As part of the event, the Delaware Veterans Post #1 Honor Guard will present a memorial ceremony at 1 p.m.  

Iron Faith Fellowship 
801 Darley Road, Wilmington  

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Annual September 11th Memorial Service 

The Citizens’ Hose Company and the Smyrna-Clayton Ministerium will honor the lives lost during the 9/11 attacks. There will be a memorial service held at the Smyrna Fire Company at 7 p.m.  

Smyrna Fire Company 
103 W. Commerce St., Smyrna 

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