Stonewalk 2004 USA

While politicians convene in Boston and New York this summer, family members of 9/11 victims will make a dramatic statement of solidarity with victims of terrorism, violence and war from around the world. From July 26 through September 2, they will walk from Boston to New York, pulling a 1400-pound granite memorial honoring the "Unknown Civilians Killed in War."

Stonewalk USA 2004
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Stonewalk Poem by Tony Brown
Prayer for Stonewalk by Rev. Chloe Breyer
Stonewalkin' by Don Stefan

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STONEWALK 2004: BOSTON, MA to NEW YORK, NY.

DAILY REPORTS, NEWS and PHOTOS from the DAY!

 
Click for more photos 09.12 Cathedral of St. John the Divine: Depart 8:30am from Riverside Church for procession to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. This day marked the end of STONEWALK 2004.
Photos by Bruce Nichols
Read the Stonewalk Poem by Tony Brown
Click for more photos 09.11 Riverside Church: The Stonewalk will pause to be blessed during a 10-10:30am ceremony at the Buddhist Center before continuing on to Riverside, where it will be part of a 1:30-9pm teach in with the Peace Boat. Read more about The Peace Boat
Photos by Bruce Nichols
Click for more photos 09.10 AFSC to Union Square Park: AFSC offices at 15 Rutherford Place, Manhattan to Union Square Park. From 7-10pm, "Make a Peace Connection"candlelight vigil around the Stonewalk memorial, south plaza of Union Square Park, Manhattan.
Photos by Bruce Nichols
Click for more photos 09.03 The Islamic Cultural Center of New York 3rd Ave and 96th St: Stone pulled from AFSC office to 96th Street Mosque.
Photos by Bruce Nichols
Read more about the AFSC
Read more about The Islamic Cultural Center of New York
Click for more photos 08.31 Stonewalk at Holy Apostles Church, Manhattan: Memorial stone on display all day.
Photos from 08.31
Read more about Holy Apostles Church, Chelsea, NY
Click for more photos 08.30 Stonewalk to Holy Apostles Church, Manhattan: September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows receives Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award, awarded by Kathy Kelly.
Photos from 08.30
Daily Report
Read more about the Courage of Conscience Award
Read more about Kathy Kelly and Voices in the Wilderness
Click for more photos 08.29 St. Marys Manhattanville to Central Park, NY: Stirring send off from St. Mary's by Rev. Chloe Breyer, and 'Stonewalk-Lite' leisurely walk to Central Park. Welcome back Bruce and Maggie and a welcome to Matthew Jones (Dan's brother from Ohio).
Photos from 08.29
Daily Report
Prayer for Stonewalk by Rev. Chloe Breyer
Click for more photos 08.28 Fordham University Bronx to St. Marys Manhattanville, NY: Sweltering heat make it hard going but cheering crowds and a large group of Stonewalkers helped us along to St. Mary's
Photos from 08.28
Daily Report
Click for more photos 08.27 Mamaroneck to Fordham University Bronx, NY: Welcome John Sigmund of Peaceful Tomorrows to Stonewalk.
Photos from 08.27
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Click for more photos 08.26 Port Chester to Mamaroneck, NY: Thank you Laurie Doig! Pushing on to New York. Stonewalk very happy that Cat Allison recovered from her spell in Port Chester hospital suffering from dehydration! Welcome Jack Hallock of Peaceful Tomorrows.
Photos from 08.26
Daily Report
Click for more photos 08.25 NEW YORK! Stamford, CT to Port Chester, NY: Todays ANGEL - Laurie Doig; Bob McIlvaine back on Stonewalk with wife Helen; Our prayers with Ralph Sabbag for his son Jason, lost on Sept 11, 2001. Welcome back Lewis and Meg Randa, and plenty of hills! Now we're Stonewalking!
Photos from 08.25
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Click for more photos 08.24 Norwalk to Stamford, CT: "Hate and war begets nothing but hate and war" Rabbi Robert Orkand.
Photos from 08.24
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Click for more photos 08.23 Westport to Sherwood Island to Norwalk, CT: "All that I ask is that for peace, You fight today, you fight today, So that children of the world, May live and grow and laugh and play!" Girl of Hiroshima: Original Turkish Poem by Nazim Hikmet. Pete Seeger plays at Stonewalk speaking event.
Photos from 08.23
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Click for more photos 08.22 Bridgeport to Westport, CT: A beautiful sunny Sunday for stonewalking. "Every Step is a Step for Peace" Lewis Randa
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Click for more photos 08.19 Orange to Bridgeport, CT: "on the road again...how I long to be on the road again" Willy Nelson - thanks for the mix CD Bruce!
Photos from 08.19
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Click for more photos 08.18 New Haven to Orange, CT: Grateful thanks to throngs of Stonewalkers and New Haven, West Haven and Orange Police and Fire Departments!
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Click for more photos 08.16 Northford to New Haven, CT: 10 miles! Torrential downpour didn't dampen our spirits or slow our progress. Special thanks to all who helped pushed today!
Photos from 08.16
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Click for more photos 08.14 Middletown to Northford, CT: 15 miles! Thanks to numerous Stonewalkers who helped us reach Northford ahead of schedule.
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Click for more photos 08.13 Cobalt to Middletown, CT: A warm welcome from St. Mary's, Portland and a large procession across the Arrigoni Bridge to Middletown
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Daily Report
Press Articles from 08.13
Read more about Middletown
Click for more photos 08.12 Marlborough to Cobalt, CT: Special thanks to Vi Schwarzmann and Katherine Cragnoti at the Marlborough Senior Center
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Daily Report
Click for more photos 08.11 Columbia to Marlborough, CT:We enjoyed warm welcomes, and a special thank you to Kelly Tuttle
Photos from 08.11
Daily Report
Press Articles from 08.11
Click for more photos 08.10 Willimantic to Columbia, CT: QOTD 'I think that was the hardest day yet!' Jim Margolis
Photos from 08.10
Daily Report
Click to see Photos from this day 08.09 Hampton to Willimantic, CT: Today is the anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing. With another day of incredible support we covered 13 miles and reached Willimantic a day ahead of schedule.
Photos from 08.09
Daily Report
Press Article from the Hartford Courant
See Video footage from NECN
Read more about the Nagasaki bombing
Click for more photos 08.08 Danielson to Hampton, CT: 'Today we prayed with our feet' Rev. Chloe Breyer. We were joined by many friends today, including Bruce Nichols and Margo Roman.
Photos from 08.08
Daily Report
Read more about Peace Pilgrim
Click for more photos 08.06 CONNECTICUT! Foster, RI to Danielson, CT: On the anniversary of the Hiroshima bomb, the team gave press and tv interviews to NBC and CBS, and STONEWALK crossed over into Connecticut.
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Daily Report from 08.06
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08.05 Chepachet, RI to St. Pauls Church, Foster, RI: A rainy start to the day didn't slow progress, and we pulled the memorial stone into St. Paul's Church in Foster, RI
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Daily Report
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08.04 Millville MA, to Chepachet, RI: One day ahead of schedule! Today we crossed into Rhode Island, and brought the stone to Chepachet.
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08.03 Hopedale/Mendon/Millville : Another great day of Stonewalk. We took advantage of the large numbers of stonewalkers to press on to Millville, MA ahead of schedule. The Shea Gallery and the Court Street Gallery hosted a speaking event in the Community House, Uxbridge at 7pm.
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08.02 Holliston to Hopedale, MA: We were warmly received by the New England Sikh Study Circle.
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Read more about the New England Sikh Study Circle
08.01 Press Event at the Peace Abbey with Dan Jones, Catherine Allison, Kristina Olsen Tynes, Colleen Kelly, Terry Rockefeller, Derrill Bodley, Andrea LeBlanc, David Potorti. Walk from Sherborn to Holliston, speaking event at Holliston First Congregational Church.
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Read more about The Peace Abbey
07.31 Wellesley College/Natick Common/Peace Abbey, Sherborn, MA. :
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07.30 Boston College, Newton to Wellesley College, MA.
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07.29 St. Paul's to Marsh Chapel, BU and on to Boston College in Newton, MA. : A challenging day getting up Comm Ave, but we were ably aided by numerous passers-by. We were warmly received at Boston College, Burns Library, where stonewalkers walked the memorial labyrinth which was dedicated 9/11/2003 to the 22 Boston College alumni lost in the 9/11 tragedy.
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Read more about the BC Memorial Labyrinth
07.28 Old South Church, Copley to Brookline, MA: The memorial stone was pulled out of Boston on a cold damp morning to Brookline, where we were graciously received by Rev. George Chapman of St. Paul's Church.
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07.27 Stonewalk at Copley Plaza, Boston, MA: The memorial stone was pulled to Copley Plaza, where it joined the incredible 'Eyes Wide Open' exhibit.
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Read more about AFSC 'Eyes Wide Open'
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07.26 Stonewalk at Old South Church COPLEY SQ., Boston, MA: "Women Weeping," a walking lament for the wounds of war, joined the memorial stone in front of Old South Church, Boston.
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07.25 STONEWALK BEGINS! Boston Social Forum: Stonewalk got off to a rousing start from Boston Social Forum at UMass Sunday July 25th, with a major Press Event. The stone was pulled 4 miles to Old South Church in Copley Square.
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See Photos from 07.25
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