Nov 21-22 Thu-Fri Flight 93 Memorial Western MD Scenic Railway Tour # 2751

Flight 93 Memorial Site

Common Field One Day

Field of Honor Forever

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

 

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. www.nps.gov/flni/index.htm

The Tower of Voices has been added to the site. Representing the 40 passengers with 40 chimes to ensure there voices will live on in eternity and 40 maple trees to enhance the area at the entrance to the Memorial Park.

Flight 93 Memorial Chapel… is a refurbished parish church dedicated to the honor and glory of God and to the Heroes of Flight 93 and the innocents who perished that day. The non-denominational chapel is recognized as the first permanent memorial to Flight 93 and was dedicated September 11, 2002. The Meditation Room displays portraits and biographies of the forty heroes. A 31,000 pound marble obelisk Fight 93 Crew Monument is located in the Heroes Garden.

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad…will take you back through time aboard their restored diesel locomotive on the Mountain Ltd. You’ll climb through the Allegheny Mountains on the Western Maryland train # 501, easily recognizable due to its high profile and stepped cab roof, unique among American locomotives. A narrator will be on board to provide you with interesting historical facts and significant cultural locations along the route to Frostburg.

Depart
Limestone Ch 8 am rt 6:45 pm
Skyline Pool 9:15 am rt 8 pm

Cost Per Person
$219 Dbl, $199 Triple & Quad, $269 Sgl