Flight 93 National Memorial


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Flight 93 National Memorial

Address:National Park Service
109 W Main St, Suite 104
Somerset, PA 15501

Phone:814-443-4557
Fax:814-443-2180
Web: www.flight93memorialproject.org
Size: 2,262 acres.
Established: Authorized as a national memorial on September 24, 2002; General Management Plan written and reviewed during the summer of 2006.
Location:Memorial to be built in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 80 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
Special Features:Memorial will honor the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 who lost their lives in a struggle with hijackers who had overtaken the plane on the morning of September 11th, 1991.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.
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Over the course of nearly four years, Happy made the three-and-a-half hour round trip to Flight 93 National Memorial 76 times.
Through their comments, we witnessed children making meaning of the horrific deaths commemorated at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Some children gained wisdom and lost innocence, to paraphrase Uzzell (1995).
Svonavec alleged the commission erroneously applied the "scope of the project rule." The scope of the project rule prohibits awarding compensation based on any enhancement or reduction in value attributable to the project for which the government condemned the property--in this instance, the government's development of the public Flight 93 National Memorial. A report authored for the National Park Service projected the Flight 93 site would have an annual visitation number of 230,000.
More than 200 people gathered at the Flight 93 National Memorial to read the names of 40 passengers and crew killed when the airliner crashed into a field near the small town of Shanksville.
On the eve of the 12th year marking the September 11 terrorist attacks the US-based Flight Attendant Union Coalition said it has joined forces on Capitol Hill to request that members of the US Congress make voluntary personal contributions to close a USD 1.5m funding gap for the Flight 93 National Memorial.
Of Leonardi's claims, the spokesperson for the Families of Flight 93, Lisa Linden, said: "The crash site and sacred ground - now central to the Flight 93 National Memorial - is a place that elicits powerful reactions from those who work at the site and who visit."
The first phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial, which broke ground in November 2009, will be dedicated this month.
The NFL and NFLPA will contribute $500,000 to the 9/11 Museum & Memorial in Lower Manhattan, and $250,000 to be divided between the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the Pentagon Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C.
The Flight 93 National Memorial is scheduled to open shortly at the crash site.
To help educators prepare for the difficult but important task of teaching about 9/11, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the Pentagon Memorial Fund, and the Flight 93 National Memorial offered a free online conference to provide educators with resources and strategies for addressing the attacks.
That evening, a crowd gathered in Pittsburgh for another commemorative event, the "9/11 We Will Never Forget" dinner, hosted by Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign Chairman Chris Sullivan and former Pittsburgh Steelers Rocky Bleier, Franco Harris, and Jerome Bettis.
The Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania will feature a large circle of red maple trees around the site where 40 people died.