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Fort Myer in Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

 
 
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Marker
Inscription.  
In remembrance of the two hundred and seventy people killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan American Airways Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland
21 December 1988.

Presented by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust to the United States of America.

[Base Marker]:
On 21 December 1988 a terrorist bomb destroyed Pan American Airlines Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all on board and 11 on the ground. The 270 Scottish stones which compose this memorial cairn commemorate those who lost their lives in this attack against America.

[The names of the victims are etched around the base of the cairn.]
 
Erected 1995 by Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 21, 1988.
 
Location. 38° 52.847′ N, 77° 4.489′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. It is in Fort
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Myer. Marker is on Humphries Drive. The memorial cairn and marker are accessible to pedestrians in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Humphreys Dr, Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. R Adams Cowley (within shouting distance of this marker); Doubleday (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Minute Men (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War of 1812 Memorial (about 300 feet away); General Philip Kearny Memorial (about 300 feet away); Tree Ring Timeline (about 400 feet away); Cherish these forest trees… (about 400 feet away); Hallowed Ground (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 Website. (Submitted on September 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Pan Am Flight 103. (Submitted on September 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Lockerbie Bombing, Libya, Terrorism, Arlington National Cemetery, GWOT
 
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Base Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn Base Marker
Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
3. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,588 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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