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September 11 20th Anniversary

William & Mary commemorates the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States honoring those whose lives were lost or impacted.

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World Trace Center
Forever Marked by the Day

September 10, 2021 - January 9, 2022 | Muscarelle Museum of Art

A museum exhibit paying homage to the World Trade Center architects, artists, designers and photographers who made creativity triumph over destruction. Learn more about the event.

Colonial Williamsburg Courthouse
Colonial Williamsburg Ceremony

September 11, 2021 | 8:45 a.m. | Colonial Williamsburg Courthouse Steps

President Katherine Rowe will join Colonial Williamsburg President Fleet and Williamsburg Mayor Pons to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11. Learn more about the event.

Memorial Wreath in Sunken Garden
Sunken Garden

September 11, 2021

College Republicans and Young Democrats will place hundreds of American flags. Student Assembly will place a memorial wreath on the Sunken Garden steps, guarded by ROTC between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Wren Bell
Wren Building

September 11, 2021

The Wren Bell will ring 30 times honoring the 20th anniversary, seven alumni who lost their lives on 9/11, and 2 alumni and 1 student killed in service after 9/11. The bell will ring twice at 8:46 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. honoring the moment the first tower was hit and the second tower fell. 

W&M Football Helmet
W&M Football vs. Lafayette

September 11, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. | Zable Stadium

The Tribe will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with a moment of silence and team helmets will display a special red, white and blue logo. Learn more about the event.

Muscarelle Museum 9/11 Exhibit
9/11 20th anniversary commemorations planned at W&M

September 9, 2021 | W&M News

William & Mary will mark Saturday’s 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. with commemorations to honor those whose lives were lost or affected. Read the full story.

Tower Beams
W&M community remembers, reflects on 20-year anniversary of 9/11 attacks

September 10, 2021 | W&M News

Students, alumni and staff recount that fateful day and the significant impact it had on their lives. Read the full story.

Jennifer Joyce
Lives Remembered

September 11, 2021 | W&M Magazine

At the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, an alumna shares stories of courage and compassion. Read the full story.