Johnstown, PA

9/11 and Flight 93

Flight 93 Memorial
Flags at Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA

9/11 Sites of Interest

Twin Towers Structural Beam, located at the St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church Pavilion, is a structural beam from one of New York’s Twin Towers from the September 11th tragedy.  “Johnstown is one of only five cities in the U.S. that has an actual part of The Towers,” said Monsignor Balta, pastor of the church. 

“I had heard that pieces [of the Towers] were being sold for scrap and thought it was a tragedy.  I phoned Manhattan and had a truck pick up the remnant just before the embargo went into effect that afternoon.”  The structure, located beside St. Mary’s pavilion along with a flag pole, serves as a permanent memorial for the victims and heroes of 9-11.  Open dawn to dusk. St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church Pavilion 411 Power Street and Fifth Avenue, Johnstown (Cambria City), PA 15906 814-535-4132

Flight 93 Chapel
Flight 93 Chapel

Flight 93 Memorial Chapel is a spiritual memorial and perpetual tribute in honor of the Heroes of Flight 93, and all other innocents who perished September 11, 2001. The Chapel is a secular non-denominational Chapel, and will serve as a spiritual refuge and place of meditation and prayer. Heroes Garden and Flight 93 Crew Monument open dawn to dusk every day.  Chapel open to the public Friday-Monday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., March through November; and open weekends weather permitting, December through February.  Mass every Sunday at 11 a.m., December through February, weather permitting.  Buses and groups welcome any time. Reservations suggested. All other times by appointment. Boulevard of Heroes P.O. Box 142 Shanksville, PA 15560 814-444-1935 OR 814-444-8339

Flight 93 temporary memorial
Flight 93 temporary memorial

Flight 93 National Memorial Skyline Road Stoystown, PA 15563. Office:National Park Service, 109 W. Main Street, Suite 104 Somerset, PA 15501. 814-443-4557

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