First critical segment of 9/11 National Memorial Trail complete in Somerset County

Dec 9, 2020

The first 1.4 miles section of a special, off-road recreational trail for the September 11th National Memorial Trail in Garrett, Somerset County, is complete. It’s a milestone for trail organizers, who cobbled together a 1,300-mile network of existing bicycle, pedestrian trails and roads connecting the three 9/11 memorial sites in New York City, Arlington, Va.,…

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Shovels in the dirt, trail to come

Sep 4, 2020

On September 4, 2020 a lot of preparation and planning culminated in a little bit of dirt-moving. As Judy Ellich of the Somerset Daily American wrote: “After years of working through wetland mitigation and funding matters, construction on the first segment of the September 11th National Memorial Trail starts next week. The movers and shakers of the…

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