12. Track Down the Many Memorials and Remnants of 9/11 Throughout NYC

If going to public events isn’t your thing, there are still many ways to commemorate 9/11 on your own. Check out our list of memorials and remnants located through out New York City, including the Postcards memorial (above) on Staten Island which recently received $250,000 for new lighting and preservation from the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Other locations include the Survivor Tree, remnants in a secret military bar, a cross of WTC steel in Rockaway, and more.

Next, discover the secrets of the 9/11 Memorial.