September 11, 2001 is a Day to be Remembered, and The History Box Has been Created to do Just That

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Although its scope is broad, is a nonprofit educational website that focuses an unusually long lens on the most horrific tragedy that has ever been witnessed and documented in the history of the United States, September 11, 2001. 2,750 people suffered a violent death, and this non-profit historical website has been created in homage to the memory of that tragedy.

September 11, 2001 is a day to be always remembered.

New York is clearly not one of the natural wonders of the world, but it is a man made monument that has been painstakingly erected to celebrate the best that capitalism, prosperity and freedom has to offer the millions of people that visit and migrate to it each and every year. People from all walks of life visit the city to see what humans, not nature, can achieve. The World Trade Center's Twin Towers were a testament to the American dream, to America's heralded ingenuity and drive. The Twin Towers, one of New York City's greatest architectural wonders, was attacked on September 11th, 2001. 2,750 people including 343 of New York City's Fire Department's most bravest fire-fighters perished in the attack.

On this non-profit historical website,, the courage and bravery of these 343 first responders is described. The pain and agony of friends, family and relatives of the victims that were left behind, as well as the endless acts of kindness demonstrated by understanding New Yorkers, is also detailed.

September 11, 2001 is a day that will always be remembered around the world, as countries share with America the misfortune of this horrendous tragedy that took thousands of innocent lives. Numerous permanent memorials initiated throughout the world still document universal sensitivity to the American people by declaring their unwillingness to condone these repulsive acts of violence. These memorials are a tribute to the innocent victims and heroes of 9/11. Since September 11, 2001, the City of Brusciano has shared their sentiments with America, presenting a floral bouquet with silent prayers at "Piazza XI Settembre “ in memory of the victims and in honor of bringing peace in the world. The has dedicated a specific page to Brusciano, Italy, several images of 9/11 and a short story by Miriam Medina "September 11, 2001 is a Day to be Remembered," with links to the names of those who perished in memory and in concordance with the 9th anniversary of this devastating, world changing tragedy. This page can be accessed at: ( is a source of reliable information for academic scholars, journalists, writers, historical societies and educational institutions.

About The History Box: ( The Website creator and administrator, Miriam Medina is an active member of the following societies: The New York Historical Society, Urban History Association, American Association for State and Local History, the National Law Center On Homelessness and Poverty, the National Council for History Education, The Foundation For the National Archives, National Associate Member of the Smithsonian Institute AND Member of the National Italian American Foundation, and is proud to oversee this endeavor.


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