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.
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.
Milton Memorial Park
Chandler Street, Milton
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
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
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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