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Sept. 11 observances across Coastal Empire, SC Lowcountry

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The horrific events on September 11, 2001 have left an indelible mark on the lives and hearts of the American people.

In the Coastal Empire and South Carolina Lowcountry, many places will be memorializing this day 15 years later.

Look below to find an event in your area:

Bryan County:

Second Annual Memorial Walk- Sunday, Sept. 11 at 8 a.m. at the Bryan County Fallen Memorial Site. To register and purchase a t-shirt, go here: https://sites.google.com/kloud-ix.com/walk2remember343

Bluffton, SC:

Memorial ceremony to honor those that lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony will be held at Bluffton Town Hall and is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. Members of the Bluffton Police and Bluffton Fire Honor Guard will present the colors and the St. Gregory the Great Catholic School Children's Choir will sing. The guest speaker is a retired NYPD officer who was in New York when the Towers were hit.

Savannah, GA:

Community Intercessors are holding the free Savannah United in Prayer from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Forsyth Park.

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Savannah, GA:

Historic Christ Church on Johnson Square will commemorate and honor those that tragically perished on Sept. 11, 2001 by continuing its tradition of solemnly tolling its 1819 Revere and Son tower bell at the time of the four impacts:

  • 8:46 a. m. - American Airlines Flight 11 flew into the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
  • 9:03 a.m. - United Airlines Flight 175 flew into the South Tower of the World Trade Center.
  • 9:37 a.m. - American Airlines Flight 77  flew into the Pentagon.
  • 10:03 a.m. - United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into the ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  

Savannah, GA:

On Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department will host a remembrance service to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The short service will begin at 3:30 p.m. and take place at the Police Officer Memorial on Oglethorpe Avenue next to SCMPD Headquarters.Savannah Fire and Emergency Services, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office and other first responder/law enforcement agencies will also attend. The service is open to the public.  

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