9/11 flag display in Battery Park

Three thousand flags displaying the names of all of those that died on 9/11 will be installed in Battery Park the week before September 11th.

Rows of banners attached to the flags, known as the “Flags of Honor,” will contain the names of the victims. The flags will line the park on the lawns that surround the Fritz Koenig Sphere.

The five-day initiative, dubbed “NYC Memorial Field,” is meant to provide a gathering place for New Yorkers to pay their respects to the fallen during the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The display will be open to the public and will not require reservations.

“We’re proud to have them displayed at the park,” said Warrie Price, founder and president of the Battery Conservancy, which is sponsoring the event. “It gives a grand sense of physical remembrance of each person.”

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  1. Ooh, thanks for the great advcie everyone!And Hi newTina – sorry you didn’t get the tina.blog, but TINAS is cool too – perhaps we will share readers as some will look for you and find me and others will look for me and find you =) Peppermint Tina came up with her nickname so we wouldn’t get confused, so she will share in the Tina crossover too.I think it is very cool to have such a diverse group of Tinas connecting through the internet (Peppermint Tina is Hawaiian)!

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