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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Somerset County, PA (79) Bedford County, PA (69) Cambria County, PA (77) Fayette County, PA (96) Westmoreland County, PA (100) Allegany County, MD (194) Garrett County, MD (127)  SomersetCounty(79) Somerset County (79)  BedfordCounty(69) Bedford County (69)  CambriaCounty(77) Cambria County (77)  FayetteCounty(96) Fayette County (96)  WestmorelandCounty(100) Westmoreland County (100)  AlleganyCountyMaryland(194) Allegany County (194)  GarrettCounty(127) Garrett County (127)
Location of Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania
    Somerset County (79)
    Bedford County (69)
    Cambria County (77)
    Fayette County (96)
    Westmoreland County (100)
    Allegany County, Maryland (194)
    Garrett County, Maryland (127)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — “We're going to do something.”
Aboard Flight 93, one terrorist claims to have a bomb strapped to his waist. The crew and passengers are forced to the back of the plane and ordered to be quiet. Using Airfones from the seat backs in the rear of the plane and cellphones, . . . Map (db m100681) HM
2Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — A Field of Honor
A Common Field This land is first settled in the late 1700s. For a century and a half, much of the area remains wooded, with cultivated fields and pastures surrounding a few scattered farmhouses and barns. Beginning in the 1950s, mining . . . Map (db m100537) HM
3Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — America Attacked!
On the morning of September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists hijack four commercial U.S. airliners that are departing from East Coast airports. The terrorists fly two jet airliners into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers in New York City and a . . . Map (db m100613) HM
4Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Crash Site and Debris FieldFlight 93 National Memorial
On September 11, 2001, Flight 93 crashed in the field in front of you, traveling approximately 563 miles per hour. The .25 mile walkway and sloped wall mark the edge of the 40-acre crash site and debris field. The 17-ton sandstone boulder . . . Map (db m163662) HM
5Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Flight 93National Memorial
Panel 1: America Attacked On the morning of September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists hijack four commercial U.S. airliners that are departing from East Coast airports. The terrorists fly two jet airliners into the World Trade . . . Map (db m49256) HM
6Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Flight 93 National MemorialNational Park Service, U.S.Department of the Interior
On September 11, 2001, at 10:30 am, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in the field in front of you, killing all 40 passengers and crew members, as well as the four terrorists who hijacked the aircraft. The plane came over the hill behind you and . . . Map (db m61141) HM
7Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Flight 93 National MemorialOverlooking History — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The Western Overlook is where the world first came to make sense of the story of Flight 93. On September 12 and for days after, the media lined up along the ridge on the left of this overlook, broadcasting images of the crash site area across the . . . Map (db m61149) HM
8Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Flight 93 National MemorialA 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 . . . Map (db m135382) HM WM
9Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Flight 93 Temporary Memorial
In this rock, we perpetually commemorate the courage of those who lost their lives on UAL Flight #93 on September 11, 2001. Their legacy will endure. Future generations will be reminded of their honor and courage. Dedicated by the United . . . Map (db m8225) HM
10Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Jeremiah S. Black
One of Pennsylvania's most noted jurists and lawyers, was born here Jan. 10, 1810. State Supreme Court Justice, 1851-57; U.S. Attorney-General, 1857-60. Later life spent at York as a famous lawyer. Died Aug. 19, 1883.Map (db m21556) HM
11Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Mayday!
The day begins with a cloudless, bright blue sky over the mid-Atlantic states. Seven crew members assigned to Flight 93 prepare for the early morning nonstop flight from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California. Thirty-three passengers . . . Map (db m100646) HM
12Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — September 11, 2001
The distant Laurel Mountains are outlined against a cloudless, blue sky. The weather is mild, but few people are outdoors. Many sit stunned and horrified in front of their televisions, watching the World Trade Center and the Pentagon burn. America . . . Map (db m100576) HM
13Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — The Investigation
Minutes after the crash, first responders arrive on the scene, along with the Pennsylvania State Police. The September 11 attacks generate the largest investigation in FBI history. The primary goal of the investigation is to recover sufficient . . . Map (db m100697) HM
14Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Tower of VoicesFlight 93 National Memorial
A monumental, 93-foot-tall musical instrument, the Tower of Voices marks the gateway to and from this expansive, living memorial landscape. Forty chimes represent the voices of the 40 courageous passengers and crew members who took a vote to . . . Map (db m163666) HM
15Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — View from the Flight Path OerlookFlight 93 National Memorial
Visitor Shelter Located at the eastern edge of the Memorial Plaza, this small building provides shelter from the weather and a place to leave messages. Memorial Plaza The black walkway and sloped wall mark the edge of the . . . Map (db m163664) HM
16Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Welcome To Flight 93 National MemorialFlight 93 National Memorial
September 11, 2001. Four commercial airliners are hijacked in a terrorist attack on America, As the 40 passengers and crew on United Airlines Flight 93 fight back against terrorists in the sky overhead, the plane crashes at 10:03 am, less than . . . Map (db m163663) HM
17Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stonycreek Township — Welcome to the Memorial PlazaFlight 93 National Memorial
The Memorial Plaza is the culminating feature of the memorial. It marks the edge of the crash site, which is the final resting place of the passengers and crew of Flight 93. A Place of Respect Please help maintain the solemnity of the . . . Map (db m163661) HM
 
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