National Fallen Firefighter Memorial - Emmitsburg, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503
N 39° 41.701 W 077° 19.547
18S E 300581 N 4396493
Quick Description: The National Memorial to Fallen Firefighters
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2022 9:15:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM16EWW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The National Memorial to Fallen Firefighters is located at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The memorial is a stone monument surrounded by the names of every fire service member who died firefighting since 1981.

The To Lift A Nation memorial is dedicated to 9/11 responders. There is also a Walk of Honor with over 13,000 engraved bricks and a Memorial Chapel. The memorial was dedicated by Ronald Reagan on October 4th, 1981.

*Note that this is located at the National Emergency Training Center, and is Federal area that requires security screening and may have different hours depending on security level.*

PLAQUE TEXT:
"FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL
DEDICATED OCTOBER 4, 1981
NATIONAL EMERGENCY TRAINING CENTER
EMMITSBURG, MARYLAND

"Dedicated to the thousands of Firefighters who have lost their lives in the very act of saving others."
Ronald Reagan
President
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"
Memorial Website: [Web Link]

Physical address:
S Seton Ave
Emmitsburg, MD USA
21727


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