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

    Flight 93

    National Memorial Pennsylvania

September 11 Observance - Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014


9 am - Memorial opens

11 am - 5pm - Interpretive Programs
Park Rangers/Volunteers
Location: Benches at the Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

11 am - Designing a Memorial Landscape
1 pm - The Story of Flight 93
3 pm - The Story of Flight 93
5 pm - The Story of Flight 93

7 - 9 pm - Luminaria - Candle Lanterns
Location: Wall of Names
Weather permitting

9 pm
- Last entry to the memorial

9:30 pm
- Memorial closes

Thursday, September 11, 2014

8 am - Memorial opens

9:30 - 10:45 am
- September 11 Observance
The open air service will include a reading of the names of the Flight 93 passengers and crew, ringing of the Bells of Remembrance, a wreathing laying, and brief remarks.
Location: Wall of Names
Rain or shine

10:45 am - 2 pm - Congressional Gold Medal on Display
Location: Wall of Names
Weather Permitting

12 - 5 pm
- Interpretive Programs
Park Rangers/Volunteers(MP)
Location: Benches at the Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

12 pm - The Story of Flight 93
1 pm - The Story of Flight 93
2 pm - The Story of Flight 93
3 pm - Designing a Memorial Landscape
4 pm - The Story of Flight 93
5 pm - The Significance of the Hemlock Grove

2 - 6 pm - Congressional Gold Medal on display
Location: Visitor Shelter
Weather Permitting

6:30 pm - Last entry to the memorial

7 pm
- Memorial closes

Friday, September 12, 2014

9 am - Memorial opens

9 am - 6 pm - Congressional Gold Medal on display
Location: Visitor Shelter
Weather Permitting

11:30 am - 3 pm - Interpretive Programs
Park Rangers/Volunteers
Location: Benches at the Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

11:30 am - The Story of Flight 93
1 pm - The Story of Flight 93
3 pm - The Story of Flight 93

6:30 pm - Last entry to the memorial

7 pm - Memorial closes

Saturday, September 13, 2014

9 am - Memorial opens

9 am - 6 pm - Congressional Gold Medal on display
Location: Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

10:30 am-2 pm - Discovery Table
Hands-on activities for all ages
Location: Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

11:30 am-4 pm - Interpretive Programs
Park Rangers/Volunteers
Location: Benches at the Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

11:30 am - The Story of Flight 93
1 pm - The Story of Flight 93
2 pm - Courage through Adversity: The USS Somerset (LPD 25)
3 pm - The Story of Flight 93
4 pm - Flight 93's Final Minutes:
The Flight Data Recorder Story

6:30 pm - Last entry to the memorial

7 pm - Memorial closes

Sunday, September 14, 2014

9 am - Memorial opens

9 am - 6 pm - Congressional Gold Medal on display
Location: Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

11:30 am - 3 pm - Interpretive Programs
Park rangers/Volunteers
Location: Benches at the Visitor Shelter
Weather permitting

11:30 am - The Story of Flight 93
1 pm - The Story of Flight 93
2 pm - The Story of Flight 93
3 pm - The Story of Flight 93

6:30 pm - Last entry to the memorial

7 pm - Memorial closes

Did You Know?

A former Shanksville-Stonycreek student shares his story

The memorial's oral history collection now contains oral histories from more than 815 people with a direct connection to Flight 93.