Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Boston Marathon bombing memorial mementos to be displayed

See also

According to an article published by NBC News on April 1, the items that were left at a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings will on display at the Boston Public Library beginning April 7.

In the days and weeks following the bombings that took place near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon people gathered near the site to remember the three people who were killed as well as more than 250 others who were injured. People from all around the world brought mementos to leave at the makeshift shrine that began in the hours after the blast went off. Those items were on display until June 25 when they were taken down and cataloged by the city's archivists.

Now with the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings approaching, the city is preparing to display hundreds of those items. Reports indicate that the memorial items will be on display at the Boston Public Library from April 7 to April 11.

The 2014 Boston Marathon is scheduled for April 21, which is Patriots' Day in Massachusetts.

To be among the first to receive News from the Louisville News Examiner, please hit subscribe just under the media on the top left of your screen. It's anonymous and completely free.

If you need to contact the Louisville News Examiner send her an email to LouisvilleNewsExaminer@Gmail.com.

Advertisement

News

  • Israel, Hamas clash in Gaza
    At least 550 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza in the third week of the war
    Video
    Video
  • Pro-Russia guards
    President Obama criticizes pro-Russian rebels for blocking off the MH17 crash site
    World News
  • National Guard at Texas border
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border
    US News
  • Unlikely Putin defender
    The unlikeliest US politician comes to the defense of Russia's president, Vladimir Putin
    Politics
  • iPhone 6 coming soon
    Apple is gearing up for the iPhone 6, orders tens of millions of units
    Tech
  • Gynecologist settlement
    Johns Hopkins agrees to $190M settlement for patients recorded by gynecologist
    Strange News