- More than 2,600 artifacts were reclaimed from Ground Zero
- They were distributed to towns, museums and non-profits around the world
Editor's Note: This article was originally published in September 2016. CNN's Original Series "Soundtracks: The Songs that Defined History," explores the music that helped the nation heal after the September 11 terror attacks on Thursday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
(CNN)Main Street is the only paved road. There's no general store. Trains pass by, but they never stop. And exactly 301 people live there.
A 1,700-mile journey
More than 2,600 pieces were recovered after the Twin Towers fell
All 50 states received at least one artifact
The rest were given to a few other countries: Brazil, Canada, China, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy and South Korea