Nineteen years ago, 102 minutes changed our lives forever. Today, we come together as a nation to remember the 2,977 lives lost and honor the heroes of that fateful September morning in 2001.
Wellington's Council Pays Tribute to Victims and Heroes of the 911 Attacks
Residents and their families are invited to pay their respects at the Wellington Patriot Memorial throughout the day today. A wreath will be placed in front of the World Trade Center steel beam.
Remembering Those We Lost
Visit Wellington's Patriot Memorial
While we cannot gather at Wellington’s Patriot Memorial for our annual ceremony, we’ve created this webpage, dedicated to preserving the memory of those who lost their lives, and the families and heroes who endure. Stop by Wellington's Patriot Memorial, located next to Village Hall, at 12198 Forest Hill Boulevard, and take a moment to read the names of those whose lives were lost on that September day.
Patriot Memorial Dedication
Wellington dedicated its Patriot Memorial on the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The memorial includes one of the largest steel beams salvaged from the World Trade Center, as well as an eternal flame fountain, and etched glass panels inscribed with the names of the victims.
World Trade Center Steel: Journey to Wellington
This video depicts the emotional journey as a piece of steel from the World Trade Center is transported to Palm Beach County. Former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani thanks Wellington for building a Patriot Memorial to honor 9-11 victims and first responders.
New York City (FDNY) Firefighter Shares 9/11 Story of Survival
Retired Fire Department of New York City Ladder 12 Firefighter and now Wellington resident, Matthew Tansey, shares his story of survival and reminds us to never forget.