"Where were you when the world stopped turning?"

That was the question asked by Alan Jackson in his song that he wrote shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Now, here we are 16 years later and special memorial tributes will be happening again throughout Greater Danbury and Western New York.

16 years ago today everyone remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the attacks on our country in New York and Washington, D.C.

Many of us knew someone who was either at the World Trade Center that day, or lost their life on that tragic morning.

Today, as we mark the 16th anniversary of those tragic attacks, there are numerous 9/11 tributes happening throughout Greater Danbury and in Putnam and Dutchess Counties. Each year, we remember those that we lost that day, and those brave first-responders who risked their lives to try and save others.

Here's a list of Memorial Services throughout the day today, because we will never forget.

In and Around the Greater Danbury Area:

  • Bethel: Volunteer Fire Department 4:45 p.m.
  • Bethlehem: Town Fair, 384 Main St 9:30 a.m.
  • Brookfield: Rotary Club Memorial Garden 7 p.m..
  • Danbury: 9/11 Memorial on Main Street in Elmwood Park at 6 pm.
  • Fairfield: Fire Department, Reef Road, FRIDAY at 10 a.m.
  • Kent: Kent Firehouse, 8:30 a.m.
  • Naugatuck: Congregational Church, 5 p.m.
  • New Fairfield: Senior Center, 7 p.m.
  • New Milford: Patriot's Way 8:48 a.m.
  • Oxford: Oxford Town Hall 7 p.m.
  • Redding: Town Green, 5 p.m.
  • Ridgefield: Sept. 11 Memorial (New Location) 195 Danbury Road, 6:30 p.m.
  • Roxbury: Community Park, 12:30 p.m.
  • Southbury: Memorial Park, 846 a.m.
  • Weston: Town Hall, noon
  • Wilton: Fire Department 10 a.m.
  • Woodbury: Nonnewaug High School 4 p.m.

In and Around Putnam and Dutchess County's:

  • LaGrange: Stringham Park at 78 Stringham Road at 8:30 a.m.
  • East Fishkill: East Fishkill Town Hall at 330 Route 376 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Hyde Park: Paul Tegtmeier Memorial Site at Hackett Hill Park. at 7 pm.
  • Fishkill: Van Wyck Hall at 1095 Main Street at 8:30 a.m.
  • Poughkeepsie: City Hall at 62 Civic Center Plaza at 9 a.m.
  • Wappingers Falls: Sgt. Mark Palmateer Memorial 9/11 Park at Old Hopewell Road and Route 9 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Wappingers Falls: Mesier Park and Homestead at East Main Street and Route 9 at 6 p.m.
  • Wappingers Falls: New Hackensack Fire Company at 217 Myers Corners Road at 6 p.m.
  • Poughkeepsie: Dutchess County Family Court building at 50 Market Street at 8:30 a.m.

In and Around Putnam County:

  • Armonk: 5:30 p.m. at Memorial Monument, Wampus Brook Park, Route 128.
  • Carmel: 8 p.m. at the Putnam Heroes Memorial located at Laura Spain Memorial Cornerstone Park, 1 Fair St.
  • Croton: 4 p.m. Croton Landing (off Route 9).
  • Ossining: 7 p.m. at Louis Engel Park, Westerly Road.
  • South Salem: 8:30 a.m. at the September 11th Memorial behind the Vista Firehouse, 377 Smith Ridge.
  • Valhalla: 7 p.m. at  The Rising at Kensico Dam.

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