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Flight 93 - Sixteenth Remembrance

Posted on September 5, 2017 12:00 PM by Allyson Null

Almost 16 years ago, Sept. 11, 2001 became a date that every American will never forget. Nineteen terrorists boarded four commercial airplanes, which they used to attack our county. More than 3,000 people were killed in the plane that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon near Washington and United Airlines Flight 93 in…

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Happy Birthday, NPS: America's Best Idea

Posted on August 17, 2016 1:00 PM by Sheena Baker

What comes to mind when you think of national parks? Most people associate national parks with the sprawling landscapes and geographical wonders of the West – Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon – when in reality there are more than 400 national parks, battlefields, monuments, historic sites, lakeshores, scenic rivers, trails and…

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From the new Visitors Center Complex to the Memorial Plaza, the entire Flight 93 National Memorial is a beautiful place of remembrance and honor recognizing the sacrifice made by the passengers of Flight 93. Whether your visit serves as a pilgrimage, a patriotic rite of passage, or merely a historical and educational experience, one thing is for…

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#NeverForget #Honor93 #PlantaTree2016

Posted on May 13, 2016 3:00 PM by Anna Weltz

On a rainy Friday morning, more than 500 volunteers from all over the United States gathered at the Flight 93 National Memorial to get their hands dirty and plant seedlings during a volunteer event, Plant a Tree at Flight 93. Four team members from the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau were among the crowd, eager to hike through the mud and fog into…

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