• Wall of Names, part of the Memorial Plaza at the crash site

    Flight 93

    National Memorial Pennsylvania

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Laws & Policies

President signing legislation

President Bush signing Flight 93 National Memorial Act, September 24, 2002 (Standing left to right: Senator Rick Santorum, Congressman John Murtha, and Senator Arlen Specter).

George W. Bush Presidential Library

Flight 93 National Memorial Act
(P.L. 107-226)
On September 24, 2002, Congress passed the Flight 93 National Memorial Act. The Act "Established a Memorial at the September 11, 2001, crash site of United Airlines Flight 93 in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, to honor the passengers and crew of Flight 93." The Act also designated the National Memorial as a unit of the National Park system. Click this link to access the complete text of the enabling legislation.

 

Superintendent's Compendium
This compendium provides for designations, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions imposed under the discretionary authority of the Superintendent of Flight 93 National Memorial.

Download the Superintendent's Compendium

 

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

For more information
Please visit:
www.nps.gov/nero/firearms/

 

Did You Know?

Visitors at the Wall of Names

An average of 300,000 people have visited each year since the memorial's dedication in September 2011