Volunteers needed Tuesdays beginning May 10th between 8:30AM & 10AM. Any time you can give is helpful!


Tribute Park is looking for volunteers for gardening, cleanup and light maintenance duties beginning May 10th and Tuesdays thereafter any time between 8:30 AM & 10:30 AM—weather permitting. Any time you can give to help maintain this beautiful memorial park is appreciated. Any students who can help during the summer will receive a letter stating their community service.

Spring Cleanup

photo credit: Richard E. Santaga
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9/11/15 Memorial Ceremony

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Ddendyl Concert
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Borough President Melinda Katz
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Friends of Tribute Park Secretary Dolores Orr
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forward to
your help
this spring.


are needed!


Any time you
can give
will be


In the days after the WTC attack on September 11, 2001, when it became clear that Rockaway was perhaps the hardest hit community in the city, a group of Rockaway activists sat down to plan a memorial for the locals who died in the attack.
Everybody agreed that the perfect site was a triangle on the bay at Beach 116 Street, an empty lot belonging to the city's Parks Department, from which many Rockaway residents watched the Twin Towers burn and then fall.
On November 6, 2005, after a lot of hard work, the park opened without its signature cupola
which was added five months later.

The Wave, September 2009

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Tribute Park
116-20 Beach Channel Dr Rockaway Park, NY 11694


The park was created to serve as a tribute, not a memorial, to those Rockaway residents who died in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. The intention was to provide a place where community members can reflect on their lost loved ones and find comfort to move on with their lives.


Help support Tribute Park. Just click on the Donate button and you will be taken to Paypal. Fill in the unit price ($10, $20, etc.) and click update totals. Use your Paypal account or a credit card. If you prefer, mail your donation to the address at the bottom of the page. Thank you for your support!

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See the 2016
of Tribute Park.

since April 11, 2011

Friends of Tribute Park, Inc.
P.O. Box 940214
Rockaway, N Y 11694


Revised & Published On: - 6/3/16
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Rockaway, New York