Community: Hoboken to Host Annual September 11 Interfaith Memorial Service
All members of the public are invited to attend the City of Hoboken’s annual September 11thInterfaith Memorial Service. The service will take place on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. on Pier A. The event will take place next to the Hoboken 9/11 Memorial in the northwest area of the park. Face masks will be required at the ceremony, while social distancing measures will be in place for those attending.
The memorial is aligned in the direction of the World Trade Center site and includes a steel beam base with a glass panel for each of the fifty-six Hoboken residents lost on that day. Each panel is engraved with a name and is illuminated at night. The memorial is located within the grove of ginkgo trees which are also aligned with the World Trade Center that were planted in 2002 as a living memorial. The perimeter of the grove includes steel plates on the ground engraved with quotes from those who were there on that fateful day.
Fifty-six Hoboken residents were lost on September 11, 2001.