COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Sunday marks 21 years since four planes were hijacked by 15 terrorists, killing nearly 3,000 people. Local communities are remembering Sept. 11, 2001, with events across central Ohio. 

Columbus Memorial Stair Climb 
Participants will climb the equivalent of 110 stories of the World Trade Center, while wearing a badge with the name and photo of one of the 343 fallen firefighters. 
Chase Tower – 300 W. Broad St. Details. 9 a.m. 

Dublin Remembrance Ceremony
The Washington Township Fire Department will hold a ceremony to honor first responders.
Station 93 – 5825 Brand Rd. Details. 2 p.m. 

Hilliard Remembrance Ceremony
The Hilliard Division of Police and Norwich Township will host a brief remembrance ceremony.
First Responders Park – 4020 Main St. Details

Marysville Remembrance Ceremony 
A remembrance ceremony will be held with the Marysville Fire Division. 
Decker Fire Station – 163000 County Home Rd. Details. 9:50 a.m. 

Motts Military Museum Remembrance Ceremony
Madison Township Fire Department will hold its annual 9/11 ceremony at the museum. The museum will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. 
Motts Military Museum – 5075 S. Hamilton Rd. Details. 1 p.m. 

National Veterans Memorial and Museum’s Patriot Day
Admission is free at the museum on Sept. 11 for Patriot Day. 
National Veterans Memorial and Museum – 300 W. Broad St. Details. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Ohio Statehouse Memorial
Flags have been placed on display on the lawn of the Ohio Statehouse, each flag standing for one life lost on Sept. 11. The memorial is on display and open to the public until noon Sept. 13. 
Ohio Statehouse – 1 Capitol Square. Details

Westerville Remembrance Ceremony 
The city of Westerville will recognize the Sept. 11 attacks with a brief program. 
First Responders Park – 374 W. Main St. Details. Noon. 

Worthington Patriot Day 
Join the Worthington community for a ceremony with speakers, music and remembrances to those lost. 
Village Green – 951 High St. Details. Noon.