September 11 Observance

man in flag shirt standing past wooden gate looking at a field
The Ceremonial Gate is left open for a short period time on September 11 after the observance each year

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September 11 Observance - 2016
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Saturday, September 10, 2016
Location: Memorial Plaza.
Time: 7:30-9:00 pm.
Free and open to the public.

Forty candle lanterns will be carried to the Wall of Names and placed below the names of each of the passengers and crew members of Flight 93. The memorial will have special late hours on this evening only. The memorial closes at 10:00 pm. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial.

September 11 Observance
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Visitor Center Complex.
Time: Observance begins at 9:45 and will last for approximately one hour
Free and open to the public.

The Fifteenth Anniversary Observance will be held adjacent to the Visitor Center. The open air service will include brief remarks, special music, reading of the names of the forty passengers and crew members of Flight 93, and ringing of the Bells of Remembrance.

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