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I just took some photos of WTC and then I visited the St.Paul?s chapel that is located near by (pic 1). I saw many people using the toilets inside the church during the ceremony and I didn't know if I have to laugh or cry with this! This Episcopal church was built in 1766 and the sign outside says that is Manhattan?s oldest public building in continuous use. It?s also one of the building that survived the big fire of 1776 when almost a quarter of NYC burned!

There is a spruce tree called ?Tree of Hope? planted on 2003 by ground zero workers in place of a giant sycamore tree that was struck down during the collapse of the World Trade Center. (pic 2). The cemetery of the church facing the east side of Ground Zero. For many months after 11/9 the chapel was the rest base for many workers, police officers, fire fighters etc

Then we rested for a while at Liberty plaza (pic 3), a not so nice square where some children were playing classical music(pic 4) and many people were eating their lunch at the job break.

Address: 9/11 Memorial., 200 Liberty Street, 16th Fl., New York, NY 10006
Directions: At West St. & Albany St.
Phone: (212) 266-5211
Website: http://www.911memorial.org/

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  • Updated Sep 28, 2010
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