Mount Mitchill to stay open until on Sept. 10, 11 and 12
“The county’s 9/11 Memorial honors the lives lost and the fearless displays of heroism by rescue teams and citizens on Sept. 11, 2001,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the
The remembrance ceremony will include a flag salute, invocation and flowers placed at the memorial. The guest speaker will be Capt. David J. Harrison, Commanding Officer at Naval Weapons Station Earle.
Parking will be available at the Claypit Creek Section of Hartshorne Woods Park,
Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, Ocean Boulevard, will also be open until 11 p.m. on Sept. 9, 10 and 11 for park patrons to visit the county’s 9/11 Memorial. The park opens daily at
The Municipal Art Society of
Set against views of New York City, the Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial has three symbolic components: a timeline walkway to recollect the events of the day; a stone base carved with the names, ages and hometowns of the 147 Monmouth County residents who lost their lives that day; and an eagle sculpture with a beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center towers.
The county’s 9/11 Memorial was made possible through donations to