NEW YORK (CBS 2/AP) — Pennsylvania is receiving a 9/11 donation courtesy of New York.
Forty sweet gum trees are heading to the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville. The National Park Service calls the gift a symbol of the ties between the memorials for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.READ MORE: Watch Live Now: Parents Of Gabby Petito Hold Press Conference Tuesday On Long Island
The National September 11th Memorial in New York donated the trees to the site.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul Moves To Prevent Health Care Worker Shortages After COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect
The first three sweet gum trees were planted Saturday. The remaining 37 will be put in the ground throughout the next few weeks.
The 40 trees represent each person who died in the plane crash.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Police Say Man Suspected Of Robbing 7 Unsuspecting Seniors In The Bronx
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