RECAP: Orlando marks 2 years since Pulse shooting

Noon bell ringing, 7 p.m. ceremony held on Orlando United Day

By Emilee Speck - Digital journalist

ORLANDO, Fla. - On Tuesday, Orlando planned to honor the 49 people killed two years ago, with events throughout the area.

At noon, a bell tolled 49 times at the First United Methodist Church, symbolizing the 49 lives taken.

Beginning at 7 p.m., a remembrance ceremony and community gathering were set to take place at the new Pulse memorial.

[PHOTO GALLERY: Images from the Pulse memorial on the 2 year anniversary]

There are several locations around Orlando marking the anniversary through art and artifacts. The Orange County History Center will display the crosses built for each victim until Oct. 14. The center is offering free admission through this Saturday.

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Click here to see a full list of events and opportunities. Click here to remember the 49 lives taken.

Follow coverage below of events marking the two years since the Pulse nightclub shooting.

 

 

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