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Sherwood Island 9/11 Services to Proceed

It said that arrangements will be made to ensure that attendees have space to spread out.

The memorial is on a peninsula at the park, where on a clear day the Manhattan skyline can be viewed across the Long Island Sound.

Sherwood Island, the Connecticut’s first state park, was chosen as the memorial’s location because it was where many people had gathered in 2001 to observe the devastation in lower Manhattan.

The site was also used by the Connecticut National Guard as a staging area for Connecticut’s relief efforts to New York City in the days immediately following the attacks.

 

 

It said that arrangements will be made to ensure that attendees have space to spread out.

The memorial is on a peninsula at the park, where on a clear day the Manhattan skyline can be viewed across the Long Island Sound.

Sherwood Island, the Connecticut’s first state park, was chosen as the memorial’s location because it was where many people had gathered in 2001 to observe the devastation in lower Manhattan.

The site was also used by the Connecticut National Guard as a staging area for Connecticut’s relief efforts to New York City in the days immediately following the attacks.

 

 

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