Commemorating 9/11

Sunday September 11th 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11 2001. To mark the date, numerous events are being held across Second Life throughout the day. There are also a number of Featured Events being held, and places within Second Life people can visit and join with others in remembering those who lost their lives during the terrible events of that day.

The following are provided to help those wishing to commemorate 9/11 in-world to do so.

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911 Memorial

Join the conversation and pay tribute to those who lost their lives to the tragic events of September 11, 2001 at this memorial.

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World Trade Center Memorial

Visit this tribute to those who perished in the attacks on New York City on September 11, 2001.

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9/11 WTC Stairclimb Tribute

Arrive and suit up in the gear provided at the base of the stairs. Next, grab a nozzle and hose. Begin your ascent up 110 stories in honor of and in tribute to the fallen firefighters of Sept. 11. This tribute is sponsored by the Aero Pines Park Fire Department, made up of RL, active and retired firefighters who train and mentor in SL every day. More info at

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9/11 Street Art Festival

Located at Toronto, this display will feature the work of various artists joining together to remember the tragic events of 9/11. The art comes in all forms, and focuses on the concept of “Find Healing. Find Hope. Celebrate!” The event is part of many sponsored by Blue Angel Memorial Garden.

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Wings Over London Air Show: 9/11 Tribute

Join the London community as they memorialize 9/11 with a special Wings Over London Air Show, featuring planes and flights by the Second Life Golden Tiger Pilots, a squadron of the Second Life Flying Tigers. Events in Hyde Park include daily air shows, planes exhibitions, and music events. Event held Sept. 11-16.

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Further 9/11 events can be found in the SL Destination Guide.