HAMILTON, NJ -- To mark the 17th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, Hamilton Township will hold its annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony on Wednesday, September 11 at 12:00pm at the September 11th Memorial Grove inside the Klockner Road Entrance of Veterans Park.
Hamilton’s September 11th Memorial Grove area includes a steel beam from the fallen World Trade Center as well as firefighter and police monuments. The area also serves as a memorial to the Hamilton residents lost on September 11, 2001 -- William Reed Bethke, Daniel Leonard Maher, Susan L. Schuler and Jeannine Damiani-Jones.
The annual ceremony will include Mayor Kelly Yaede, Hamilton Township Police, Fire and First Responder personnel, the Hamilton Township Patriotic Committee, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Woods from the Saint Phillips Baptist Church, Rev. Robert L. Marks from the Saint Mark United Methodist Church, and the Hamilton High West Select Choir under the direction of Mr. James Fillmore.
Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and bring a lawn chair due to anticipated crowds and limited seating capacity.
If the formal event is canceled as a result of inclement weather, the Memorial Wreath will be placed at the Memorial Grove as soon as weather permits.
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