West Orange, NJ – On Monday, September 11th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial that will mark the 16th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania. A brief program with family members who lost a loved one in the tragedies, elected officials and clergy members from diverse religious faiths will be held at 8 a.m.
Memorial wreaths will be laid at the monument and a new American flag will be raised. A string quartet will perform reverent selections of music at the memorial site after the ceremony until 2 p.m.
Time: 8 a.m.
Essex County Eagle Rock Reservation
Eagle Rock Avenue
West Orange, NJ