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Where can out of towners obtain tickers to Ground Zero Memorial?

Sep 13th, 2011, 08:13 AM
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You may also want to visit St. Paul's Chapel -
http://www.trinitywallstreet.org/congregation/spc/about

The Little Chapel That Stood
On September 11, 2001, St. Paul’s Chapel escaped destruction when the World Trade Center buildings collapsed across the street. Although the churchyard and church were filled with debris and dust, there was no physical damage to the building.
St. Paul’s Chapel on September 11, 2001. »

A Pilgrimage Site
From September 2001to May 2002, St. Paul’s Chapel opened its doors to firefighters, construction workers, police officers, and others for meals, beds, counseling, and prayer. Medical personnel massage therapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, and musicians transformed the chapel into a place of peace, rest, and reconciliation.
« People from all over the world sent cards, letters, drawings, flags, and other memorials to St. Paul’s.

Memorials to 9/11
St. Paul’s Chapel plays a vital role in telling the 9/11 story. More than one million people visit annually to learn about the ministry that took place at the Chapel. Photos, cards, drawings, banners, flags, and other items sent to encourage rescue workers or as memorials can still be seen.
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Sep 13th, 2011, 08:53 AM
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Thanks, starrs! St. Paul's was definitely on my list. Very good to know about the Preview Site - even if we can't visit the memorial, I'd love to see what it looks like.
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Sep 13th, 2011, 11:44 AM
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i think it was AOL--i tried using IE and was able to get on--no tickets but at least i got on--wonder if stubhub has tehm--ill look and report back
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Sep 13th, 2011, 11:54 AM
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nope--not on stubhub---lost of folks looking for tickets on stubhub and cragslist--but none for sale--ill have to try another way using some contacts
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Sep 13th, 2011, 07:02 PM
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I would keep checking. I checked on Sat for tomorrow with no luck, but happened to check on Sun morning - they had added an hour so I got them.
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Sep 13th, 2011, 08:12 PM
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"So I don't really understand the allure of making this "pilgrimage". "

I respect your feelings but people want to make the journey for a variety of reasons. A friend of mine will always regret thinking she could call her sister "later". So people will be making the pilgrimage to honor their loved ones who lived in NYC at the time.

What attracts me to this site is the new buildings and memorials that are being built. I've been watching the show on Discovery "Rising". The architecture and engineering of the project is fascinating and as with most things the more we know about something, the more interesting it becomes.
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Sep 14th, 2011, 05:18 AM
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I'm going to the Bocelli concert tomorrow and was hoping to visit the memorial, but according to the memorial website, i won't be able to do so for another 6+ weeks
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Sep 14th, 2011, 08:55 AM
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Doug, for me it's very similar to why I would want to visit the World War II Memorial - to intentionally remember what happened and pay respect to those involved (though I'm also quite interested in the architecture aspect of it, as LSky mentioned). However, I'm taking this trip with a good friend who lived in New York in 2001, and she has no interest at all in visiting the memorial. I completely respect that and understand her feelings as best I can, having not been there myself.
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Sep 19th, 2011, 06:12 PM
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The preview center had a sign up saying that limited tickets were available for walk ups. And when I went into the actual line, there was a wait list line - was about 30/40 people long; given that it was around 6pm not sure if they all got in.
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Sep 20th, 2011, 11:35 AM
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You can get tickets by booking through one of their transportation partners. The memorial is free, but by paying for a ticket for transport, you can get in.
http://www.911memorial.org/official-...ation-partners
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Sep 21st, 2011, 05:11 PM
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For those of you who need this info, I've put a bunch of Sept 11th related posts on my blog.

thestarryeye.typepad.com/explorenyc
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Sep 21st, 2011, 05:19 PM
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Why not share it here rather than directing us to another place?
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Oct 10th, 2011, 01:33 PM
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We are here now and apparently (we found this out by just showing up not knowing you needed tickets at all) there are "day of" tickets available at 9 am. No idea how many.
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Oct 10th, 2011, 01:53 PM
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Starrs because I've already written them once -- and there are 4 separate posts with lots of links to different information and vintage postcards. (Oh, this isn't TA - let me post the post links....

(This link is misnamed, I changed subjects and didn't change the URL - it's about 9/11 exhibits beyond the memorial

http://thestarryeye.typepad.com/expl...te-hamill.html

http://thestarryeye.typepad.com/expl...ound-zero.html

http://thestarryeye.typepad.com/expl...1-reading.html

http://thestarryeye.typepad.com/expl...ars-later.html

http://thestarryeye.typepad.com/expl...t-11-2001.html

http://thestarryeye.typepad.com/expl...n-on-wire.html

All in one place for you starrs.
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Oct 10th, 2011, 02:26 PM
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Oh, geez. 6 MORE links to your blog?!

I was asking, why not provide the information here (Fodors) rather than linking them to your blog?

I guess you're more interested in driving traffic to your personal blog than answering questions for posters on Fodors. Oh well, it was worth a try.
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Oct 10th, 2011, 02:44 PM
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No - I'm not into retyping. I don't make money from my blog but it does put a lot of useful information in one place.
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Oct 10th, 2011, 02:53 PM
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Well, so much for that.
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Sep 16th, 2015, 04:22 PM
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Can I just ask to be sure I know what to book - the memorial is free and you don't need tickets to visit that, but it is the museum that people are buying tickets for. Do I have that correct?
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Sep 16th, 2015, 04:23 PM
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Wow - I just realized I added on to a very old post. I guess my question still stands though.
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Sep 17th, 2015, 05:09 AM
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Yes, I think you'd be better off attaching your request to a newer, more relevant post. There haven't been tickets for the memorial since the construction fences were removed over a year ago. The memorial is a now a public plaza and remains free. If you want to see the museum, you have to buy tickets, probably in advance. They are timed. The new World Trade Center observatory is mobbed and has lines out the door and is wildly expensive, but it's also there.
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