The City of Columbus will observe the 22nd anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a remembrance ceremony held on Monday, September 11, 2023 on the steps of Columbus City Hall. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is open to the public.
The ceremony will include a Bartholomew County 9-1-1 dispatch tribute to recognize the first responders and citizens who lost their lives following the attacks at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and passengers and crew of flight 93, which crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives during the attacks. The Columbus Fire and Police Color Guard will take part in the ceremony.
In addition, a traditional fire service bell ceremony will take place to honor the fallen. The ceremony is scheduled to last approximately 30 minutes. Rain location will be the Cal Brand Meeting Room located in City Hall.