9/11 Memorial Service

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Date + Time

09/11/2021
7:30 am - 9:30 am

Location

Overland Park Fire Training Center
12401 Hemlock St.
Overland Park, KS 66213

Description
The Overland Park Fire Department will host a solemn service in honor of the 9/11 anniversary at the 9/11 Memorial, available to livestream or view in person.
Event Schedule
  • 7:30 a.m. - Honor Guard members will lower the American flag to half staff. A wreath will be placed at the victim's panel containing the almost 3000 names of those who perished in the 9/11 attacks on our nation.
  • 7:46 a.m. - Bell strike and wreath placement to mark the time American Airlines Flight 11 Hit the North Tower.
  • 8:03 a.m. - Bell strike and wreath placement to mark the time United Airlines Flight 175 Hit the South Tower.
  • 8:37 a.m. - Bell strike and wreath placement to mark the time American Airlines Flight 77 Hit the Pentagon.
  • 8:59 a.m. - Bell strike and wreath placement to mark the time the World Trade Center South Tower Collapsed.
  • 9:03 a.m. - Bell strike and wreath placement to mark the time United Airlines Flight 93 Crashed in Shanksville, PA.
  • 9:29 a.m. - Bell strike to mark the time the World Trade Center North Tower Collapsed.
COVID Procedures
The public is welcome to attend this event. Or, consider watching it live on our YouTube channel. Masks and social distancing are strongly recommended for those attending in person. The memorial will not be open to walk-through traffic during the ceremony in between bell strikes as it has been in previous years, in order to allow visitors to maintain social distancing. It will be open to the public after the final bell strike.