The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Bell of Remembrance is rung during the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.
Destinations Near the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial If you are planning an extended visit, you can visit nearby historic sites in Frederick County, Maryland, and Gettysburg. You may also want to visit Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland, each about 75 miles from Emmitsburg. Here are some useful websites to plan your visit. National Shrine of […]
The Town of Emmitsburg is located 90 minutes from Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. Transportation If you plan to fly, there are three Washington-Baltimore area airports – Reagan National, Dulles, and Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall. You can also reach Washington and Baltimore by train. Accomodations There are many places to stay when you visit the Emmitsburg, […]
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation remembers firefighters who died in the line of duty prior to 1981 on the Walk of Honor®.
The three-times life-size statue, recreates the now-famous photo of three firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero.
The Chapel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a special place for families of America’s fallen firefighters.
The park features a brick Walk of Honor® that connects the monument, the historic Fallen Firefighters Memorial Chapel, and plazas.
The Memorial was designated by Congress in 1990 as the official monument to all fallen firefighters in the United States.
A grateful Nation honors its fallen fire service heroes at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park located on the campus of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.
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