NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 11: Flowers are seen on the names of the victims of the 9/11 terror attack at the North Tower Memorial Pool during the annual 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum on September 11, 2022 in New York City. This year marks the 21st anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, when the terrorist group al-Qaeda flew hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center, Shanksville, PA and the Pentagon, killing nearly 3,000 people. Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas were in attendance for this year's ceremony. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

On September 11, 2001, two planes were flown into the World Trade Center in New York City and a third plane hit the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the horrific attacks that took place that day, and more than 700 of those people lived in or were from New Jersey.

Since that day when the series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks were committed, the United States has never been the same. However, each year, and once again on the 22nd anniversary, New Jerseyans will come together to honor and remember the lives we lost on 9/11.

“We need to acknowledge a day of rest and remembrance so that everyone is given the opportunity to observe 9/11, whether by attending a ceremony, visiting a local memorial, thanking a first responder or talking to our children about what happened on 9/11,” said Monmouth County Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone.

Scroll below to see just a few of the 22nd Anniversary 9/11 remembrance ceremonies taking place across the state on Monday, September 11.

  • Atlantic Highlands, NJ

    Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook

    460 Ocean Boulevard, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716732-872-0336 - Ranger Station Park Brochure & Map | Tick Advisory Park opens at 7 a.m. daily, year round. Closing time is 8:30 p.m. through September 3; 8 p.m. September 4-17; and 7:30 p.m. September 18-October 8.

  • Cape May, NJ

  • Flemington, NJ

  • Lawrence Township, NJ

    Lawrence Township New Jersey - 911 Memorial Ceremony

    Township of Lawrence, Mercer County, New Jersey - Committed to conservation, cultural diversity and historic preservation, Lawrence Township offers a unique blend of commercial, educational, agricultural and residential communities - from Revolutionary War-era homes to modern senior housing. Sandwiched between Trenton and Princeton and serving commuters to Philadelphia and New York City, Lawrenceville is a small town with big city opportunities.

  • Leonia, NJ

    9/11 MEMORIAL CEREMONY

    9/11 MEMORIAL CEREMONY [...]

  • Montclair, NJ

  • Morris County, NJ

    The Morris County Board of County Commissioners is inviting residents of Morris County and beyond to join them on Sept....

    Posted by Morris County Government on Friday, September 8, 2023
  • Mullica Hill, NJ

    9/11 Commemoration - Harrison Township

    Gather for a day honoring the lives lost during 9/11 and to assure that we never forget this sad day in U.S. history.

  • Wildwood, NJ

    North Wildwood September 11th Commemoration - The Wildwoods, NJ

    Service will be held at the 15th Street Fire Station, 15th & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood on September 11, 2023. Commemoration of the 9/11

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