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

    Flight 93

    National Memorial Pennsylvania

Media Advisory - Groundbreaking for Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center

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Date: September 9, 2013
Contact: Mike Litterst, (202) 306-4166

Media Advisory

Groundbreaking for Flight 93 National Memorial

Visitor Center Complex




WHAT: The National Park Service will break ground on the new Flight 93 National Memorial visitor center complex on Tuesday, September 10 at 3 p.m.The ceremony will include brief remarks by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Flight 93 partner organizations. Following the remarks, the public will be invited to assist in the in the staking of the Visitor Center walls by helping tap in surveyor stakes that will form an outline of the new complex.


·Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior

·Jeff Reinbold, Superintendent, National Park Service Western Pennsylvania Parks (including Flight 93 National Memorial)

·John Reynolds, Flight 93 Memorial Federal Advisory Commission

·Neil Mulholland, President and CEO, National Park Foundation

·Lladel Lichty, Board President, Friends of Flight 93

·Patrick White, Vice President, Families of Flight 93

WHEN: Tuesday, September 10, 3 pm EDT
          Media arrival time is NLT 2:45 pm for pre-set

WHERE: Flight 93 National Memorial
             6424 Lincoln Highway
             Stoystown, PA 15563

             Follow "Groundbreaking Ceremony" signs

RSVP: Not required

CONTACT: Mike Litterst; mike_litterst@nps.gov; 202-306-4166 (cell)

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