Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fallen Firefighters Memorial
"Dedicated to the thousands of Firefighters who have lost their lives in the very act of saving others."
Ronald Reagan, President.
United States of America
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #40 Ronald Reagan series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 4, 1981.
Location. 39° 41.699′ N, 77° 19.554′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Seton Avenue (Business U.S. 15) 0.6 miles south of Main Street (U.S. 140), on the left when traveling south. Monument is located on the grounds of FEMA's National Emergency Training Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Ash Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); "To Lift a Nation" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de PaulThe White House (about 700 feet away); Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth (about 700 feet away); Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati (about 700 feet away); Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill (about 700 feet away); Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821) (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
Also see . . . National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,508 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.