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9/11 Weekend of Unity

September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022

Greencastle, Pennsylvania’s 9/11 Weekend of Unity. September 10 & 11, 2022
If you are of a certain age we certainly remember that day…where we were…our thoughts, concerns, and the sacrifices made that day and in the past 21 years.
“Never Forget!” Greencastle remembers September 11, 2001 when this great Nation was attacked in New York City, the Pentagon, and in rural Somerset County, Pennsylvania at Shanksville. The attacks occurred at 8:46 A.M.; 9:03 A.M.; 9:37
A.M.; and 10:03 A.M. 2,996 civilians, firefighter, EMS personnel, police officers, and military personnel died that day. Thousands were injured with many more paying the ultimate sacrifice in our military and from illnesses caused by the September 11th attacks. The physical and mental trauma continues today.
Saturday, September 10 WALK: Consider joining the Mayor at 8:30 A.M. for a walk from Eastern Avenue to Center square, then to the Greencastle-Antrim Veteran’s Memorial at 60 N. Washington Street (using the sidewalks) to simulate the 110 floors (2,071 steps) of the World Trade Center that firefighters, police officers, EMS providers, and civilians climbed and descended to saving many citizens that morning. We’ll honor our men and women who are serving, have served, and sacrificed so much for our freedoms we take for granted. The walk will end at the Veteran’s Memorial where a moment of silence and remembrance will be held for A GATHERING; NEVER FORGET; WE REMEMBER with reflections and a prayer offered to culminate the 9/11 WALK. All veterans, emergency services personnel, citizens, and families are invited to participate in the walk or a portion thereof, or you may bring lawn chairs to N. Washington Street by 9:00 A.M. A portion of N. Washington Street will be closed briefly for the remembrance. A retired FDNY fire engine will participate as well.


September 10, 2022
September 11, 2022