On Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m., the annual September 11 Remembrance Ceremony will be held at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial. Great Falls lost six residents to the attacks on September 11. The ceremony will honor them and all who sacrificed on that day and in its aftermath. The event will include a Marine Corps color guard, patriotic songs, remarks by Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova, and a candle-lighting for each of the September 11 victims from Great Falls.
The Freedom Memorial is located behind the Great Falls Library at 9830 Georgetown Pike. The ceremony is open to all. Ample parking is available in the library parking lot. In case of rain, the ceremony will move to the library meeting room. Limited seating will be provided. Attendees are encouraged to bring portable chairs.