911 Commemoration

This Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, join the city of Roswell as they honor those lost and injured during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The 9-11 Tribute will take place at 8:30 a.m. at the Mike Gann 9-11 Memorial, located near the lake in Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road.

The tribute will feature the Roswell Fire & Police Honor Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard Pipe Band, the Holcomb Bridge Middle School Chorus, a floating wreath presentation, special guests and commemorations. Roswell’s Firefighter of the Year and Police Officer of the Year will also be recognized at this special event. Atlanta radio legend Rhubarb Jones will serve as the master of ceremonies.

The 9-11 attacks were the deadliest terrorist attacks on American soil in U.S. history. The attacks killed 2,977 people, including 343 firefighters and 72 police officers, who had rushed to the scene to help people.