A group gathers in front of the Memorial steel to cut the ribbon and officially open the Memorial

Memorial Now Open

June 29, 2021

After years of planning, fundraising, and building, the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial & Education Center is now open! 

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, Kewaskum Remembers 9/11, Inc. held its official Dedication Ceremony and Grand Opening in front of a crowd of hundreds of community members, volunteers, donors and partner organizations that helped make the Memorial become a reality. 

Thank you to everyone who attended the event, including Governor Tony Evers, Washington County Executive Joshua Schoemann, former Kewaskum Village Administrator Matt Heiser, Congressman Scott Fitzgerald, State Senator Duey Stroebel, and Representative Timothy Ramthun. 

What’s Next?
There is still work being done to the Memorial. The are currently temporary learning station signs which will soon be replaced by permanent, stainless steel signs. The official donor sign and other way-finding signs will also be installed soon. 

The board of the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial & Education Center is currently planning the event for the 20th Anniversary of September 11th, 2001. Details will be published soon. 

There are still many red granite pavers available for sale at the Memorial. If you are interested in a personalized red granite brick at the Memorial, please visit our online brick order system. 

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