List: 9/11 memorial ceremonies in southern Colorado


People wave at passing motorists from an overpass over Interstate 35 near Pomona, Kan., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in commemoration of the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Residents annually mark the attacks from the bridge by waving flags from sunrise to sunset. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Several ceremonies were held Friday morning to honor and remember the 2,977 people killed in the 9/11 attacks.

Fort Carson: A commemorative wreath-laying ceremony was held at Kit Carson Memorial Park, next to Fort Carson’s Gate 1. Maj. Gen. Matthew McFarlane, Fort Carson and 4th Infantry Division commanding general, will be joined by Don Addy, Fort Carson good neighbor and community leader, to mark the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States. Following remarks, wreaths will be laid at the 9-11 memorial in the park, and the ceremony will conclude with a moment of silence.

Manitou Incline: Firefighters from across Colorado climbed the Manitou Incline in firefighter gear starting at 7 a.m. Watch FOX21 coverage of the climb.

Pueblo Riverwalk: A 9/11 memorial ceremony was held outdoors at the WTC Steel Memorial on the Pueblo Riverwalk, 101 South Main Street, starting at 7:58 a.m. Watch a replay of the ceremony.

UCHealth Park: The Carson Firefighters Association honored the fallen with a memorial stair climb at UCHealth Park, 4385 Tutt Boulevard. The climb began at 8:46 a.m. Watch FOX21 coverage of the climb.

Statewide: Flags are lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide to honor those killed on 9/11.

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