Commemorate 9/11 in Marshfield
Commemorate 9/11 in Marshfield --- by Mary Jane Hanron, Marshfield Mariner
What is it? It's been 10 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 changed the United States forever. Events across the country will commemorate the day and the lives that were lost. In Marshfield, there is a series of events throughout the day to observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Who's Involved? "Anyone from anywhere is welcome to gather with us in solemn remembrance as we observe the day ten years ago when our country experienced such great tragedy," Selectman Chair John Hall said.
What's going on? Here is a complete schedule of the many ways residents can memorialize 9/11 in Marshfield.
8:30 a.m. Gathering on Town Green for September 11th observance
8:45 a.m. Ceremony on Town Green observing times when planes hit the towers of the World Trade Center. The reverend John F. Carmichael, Pastor St. Ann's by the Sea Parish will offer prayers. State Representative Jim Cantwell will speak.
9:00 a.m. A 5K road race sponsored by Marshfield Firefighters Local 2568. Proceeds will benefit the FDNY 911 Survivors Fund.
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Remembrance Ceremony by Marshfield Fire Fighters at the South River Street firehouse. Refreshments served following ceremony.
3:00 p.m. A community gathering will be held at the Winslow house in observance of the tenth anniversary of September 11th attacks.
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