9/11 Memorial Services and Events in McHenry County
Algonquin: The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will dedicate a beam that was salvaged from Tower 1 of the World Trade Center at Algonquin’s Riverfront Park today at 6 p.m., Get more details here.
Carpentersville: The Carpentersville Fire Department will dedicate a memorial at 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at the fire station at 213 Spring St. The memorial features a piece of twisted metal from the World Trade Center. Click here to get more info.
Huntley: The Huntley Fire Protection District has already unveiled and dedicated the steel beam it received from the World Trade Center, which is mounted in the lobby of the new fire station, 4151 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin. It will be the centerpiece of a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11.
Huntley: A short presentation and moment of silence at 8:45 a.m., Huntley Fire Protection District headquarters, 11808 Coral St.
Huntley: Del Webb Sun City will hold memorial services all day at the Prairie Lodge with showings of short films “9/11 Narrative,” “Richard’s Story,” “Daily Flag Retreat” and “The Boatlift”. At sunset, a memory walk will take place around the fountain. Get more info here.
Johnsburg: The annual “9/11 Remembrance Flags of Johnsburg” will be on display Tuesday with installation at 9 a.m. and retrieval at 7 p.m. The American flags display will be directly across from the Johnsburg fire station, at the First Midwest Bank in Johnsburg. Get more info here.
McHenry: A moment of silence will be observed at 9:05 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, marking the time when the South Tower collapsed. The McHenry Honor Guard will raise a flag that flew over Firehouse Engine 10 Ladder 10 located across the street from where Tower 2 of the World Trade Center stood.
Mundelein: A Sept. 11 memorial at the main fire station on Midlothian Road will be unveiled on the anniversary. The centerpiece will be part of a beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center towers.
Waukegan: A memorial display case is located in the Lake County Board office on the 10th floor of the county government building in Waukegan. It includes debris from ground zero, photographs and a flag.