Middle Tennessee remembers 9/11 with services, events

Posted at 3:32 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 16:32:03-04

(WTVF) — Many cities and institutions will holding remembrance services on the 18th anniversary of the attacks.

Brentwood - Remembering 9/11
7100 Executive Center Drive, 12 p.m.

Brentwood mayor Rhea Little and first responders will be in front of the Mooreland House at this event hosted by Boyle Company. There will be a moment of silence, singing of the National Anthem, prayer and Taps.

The event is open to the public.

Clarksville - Annual 9/11 ceremony
802 Main Street, 6 p.m.

Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery and Clarksville Fire Rescue will host the annual ceremony honoring fallen firefighters and the victims of the attacks. The event will include a memorial wreath placement, bell ringing, guest speakers and presentation of flowers to families of fallen firefighters.

All Clarksville-Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the event at Fire Station No. 1.

Franklin - 9/11 Memorial Tribute
900 Columbia Avenue, 8:30 a.m.

Franklin Police Officers and Firefighters ask the community to join them in a brief ceremony in remembrance of the thousands of people who lost their lives during the attacks.

The memorial will last no more than 30 minutes at Police Headquarters Plaza.

Gallatin - 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
565 Village Green Drive, C, Sept. 9 - 11

Workout Anytime Gallatin is hosting a three-day long 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in remembrance of the first responders who climbed up the Twin Towers. Local firefighters will be suiting up to climb 110 flights of stairs on Stairmaster machines representing the number of floors in the World Trade Centers.

Workout Anytime encourages members and nonmembers to come in and participate anytime between September 9 through 11.

Nashville - 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
1 Symphony Place, 9:30 a.m.

Firefighters and city leaders will gather to remember those who were killed in the attacks. During the ceremony, IAFF Local 140 Honor Guard will present the colors and the names of Nashville Fire Department personnel who has passed since September 2018 will be read.

Mayor David Briley and Fire Department Director Chief William Swann will place a wreath at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial.

The memorial outside the Schermerhorn Symphony Center is open to the public.

Rutherford County - 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
940 New Salem Road, 9 a.m.

During the ceremony, 94-year-old Murfreesboro resident Bill Allen will speak on his experiences serving as a Navy medic during World War II. Allen is one of 28 sailors who survived when their ship was destroyed at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France.

The ceremony will take place at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.