The following is a press release from the City of Framingham
FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham will host a special remembrance ceremony and vigil for the twentieth anniversary of those who lost their lives in the tragic events of September 11, 2001, including the seventeen people with ties to Framingham.
The event will include solemn remarks, a reading of the names on the memorial, a prayer offering, and a presentation of the colors by the Framingham Fire and Police Department Color and Honor Guards.
The outdoor ceremony will be held at the September 11th Living Memorial located at Cushing Memorial Park, Dudley Road, on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
Nearly 3,000 American flags will be placed on the lawn to represent each person who lost their lives on this tragic day twenty years ago.
The silent vigil will begin at 7:58 a.m., when the first plane took off, with special tributes made at the times each of the planes crashed.
The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is expected to last for about forty minutes.
All are invited to attend this memorial event.