Stonycreek Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Flight 93 National Memorial
A common field one day, a field of honor forever.
September 11, 2001 10:03 AM
United Airlines Flight 93 crashes into a field two miles ahead of you, shattering the quiet of the Pennsylvania countryside. Those who rush to the scene look on in disbelief at charred trees and a smoldering crater. This community, like countless others across the nation, is shaken by the crash and the unimaginable violence and destruction al-Qaeda terrorists bring to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. But as the day unfolds, this ordinary field reveals a compelling story of courage and hope.
This Memorial is a tribute to the passengers and crew of Flight 93 and a place to explore this inspiring story. You will journey through a landscape that still hints at its mining past, on your way to a simple field that is their final resting place, and a lasting testament to the deeds of 40 extraordinary people.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: 9/11 Attacks • Air & Space. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
Location. 40° 4.757′ N, 78° 53.23′ W. Marker is in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania, in Somerset CountyTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6281 Approach Rd, Stoystown PA 15563, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tower of Voices (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Field of Honor (approx. one mile away); View from the Flight Path Oerlook (approx. one mile away); Forbes Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Flight 93 National Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Flight 93 Temporary Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Overlooking History (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stonycreek Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on June 17, 2019, by Patricia G Leibfreid of Bedford, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.