Never Forget | 9/11 Monument

9-11 Ceremony
Cornelius-Lemley Fire Station #1
19729 South Main Street

Dedication Ceremony 


This amazing event was held on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Nearly one thousand community members and first responders attended, including firefighters from Cornelius, Huntersville, Charlotte, Denver, Mt. Mourne, Mooresville, and New York. View images from the event by visiting our Facebook page or our online photo gallery.
The events of 9/11 are forever etched in our minds and hearts. The Cornelius Never Forget | 9/11 Monument, which includes a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, is our way to honor the first responders, citizens, and military personnel who were affected by the events on September 11, 2001, and to educate future generations about the events surrounding this day in our nation's history.

9/11 Remembrance Vigil - Monday, September 11, 2017

The community is invited to quietly reflect and remember at the site of the 9/11 monument, 19729 S. Main Street, as members of the Cornelius Fire Department toll a bell and observe moments of silence marking the key moments of that day. The event is free and open to the public.  

The schedule will be as follows:

  • 8:46 am: Lower flag to half-staff, single bell toll - American Airlines Flight 11 crashes into North Tower
  • 9:03 am: Single bell toll - United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into South Tower
  • 9:37 am: Single bell toll - American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon
  • 9:59 am: Single bell toll - South Tower collapses
  • 10:03 am: Single bell toll - United Airlines 93 crashes into Shanksville, PA
  • 10:28 am: Single bell toll - North Tower collapses
  • 11:00 am: Striking the bell toll to memorialize line-of-duty deaths in North Carolina in the firefighting, emergency medical services and police community.
A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Presenting Sponsors:
 Platinum Sponsors:
 Gold Sponsor:
  • Mr. Harry A. Saake
 

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