Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
United States Public Law (PDF)
designates September 11 of each year as Patriot Day.
View the President's Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance Proclamation (PDF)
9/11 Commemoration Resources
The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute to those killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. The Memorial provides K-12 resources, educational programs, and materials concerning the events of September 11, the historical context of the attacks, and the post-9/11 world.
The Pentagon Memorial Fund is dedicated to developing educational resources and outreach opportunities to help visitors understand the historic significance of the site and the events that occurred on September 11, 2001.
Flight 93 National Memorial was established at the September 11, 2001, crash site of United Airlines Flight 93 in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, to honor the passengers and crew of Flight 93. The Memorial continues to provide teaching resources and other instructional materials.
To commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11, the National Museum of American History is providing a viewing of more than 50 objects recovered from the New York, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania sites, as well as recent acquisitions that detail the changes in American lives since the attack.
The Library of Congress has acquired extensive collection of original material dedicated to September 11. The September 11 Digital Archive contains 150,000 digital items that are available for viewing.
National Geographic provides a website dedicated to commemorating 9/11 with digital programming, teaching resources, and other instructional materials.
Discovery Education is providing curricular content, digital lesson plans, and live webcasts presented in partnership with Tribute WTC Visitor Center.