A common field one day. A field of honor forever.
On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted.
Explore the National Parks of Western PA
Western PA is the home to five National Park sites showcasing the history of the region and beauty of the outdoors. What discoveries will you make?Read More
Dial and Discover
Discover the cell phone tour. Call and listen to audio. Explore the new mobile site with your smart phone. *NEW addition - Design Tour!*Read More
Plant a Tree at Flight 93
Reclaiming the land after years of surface mining has left much of it in open grassland. A multi-year effort is underway to reforest this landRead More
Now Showing - Virtual Tour videos
Take a virtual tour via four videos: The Flight 93 Story, The Memorial Design, Visiting the Memorial, and The Passengers and Crew.Read More
Learning Center Without Walls
2012 Speaker Series Videos - Journalists, FBI agents, teachers, and U.S. Capitol employees reflect on their 9/11 experiencesRead More
Over one third of the memorial is now complete, but work continues on the remaining features. Check on current and future progress. Updated 3/5/13Read More
Memorial Plaza Fact Sheet
Length of the Memorial Plaza wall? What type of stone is the Wall of Names? Explore the facts and figures of the new Memorial Plaza.Read More
Be a Part of History
There are many ways you can honor the passengers and crew of Flight 93. Volunteer. Join the Friends of Flight 93. Donate to the Flight 93 Campaign.Read More
The Flight 93 Story
Why is a common field now a field of honor? Explore the story of Flight 93 in more depth.Read More
Did You Know?
The Memorial Plaza at the crash site is now open to the public. Work continues on other elements of the memorial. More...