Any one going to the Big Apple? Here is a nice way to spend one of the days there. Check out this post and the following link http://www.911memorial.org.

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The pool viewed from further back…..L’étendue d’eau vu de plus loin.

On Friday I visited the National September 11th Memorial.  There is alot of construction going on in the area.  It is necessary to get a pass before visiting.  I got mine at www.911memorial.org.  Admission is free.  All visitors and baggage go through a security screening.

There are two massive pools set within the original footprints of the Twin Towers with waterfalls going down their sides.  The names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks on New York, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania, and in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, are inscribed in bronze around the edges of the waterfalls.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is not open yet but it will open sometime this year.  It will display artifacts associated with the events of that day as…

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