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America's Heroes of the 21st Century by Lenzner

America's Heroes of the 21st Century by Lenzner

Somerset County, PA, has been called "America's County" because of the two life-changing events in which heroes lived and died in 2001 and 2002. We invite you to come and experience the places and hear the stories! Photo Courtesy of Frank Shoemaker.

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Somerset County, PA, has been called "America's County" because of the two life-changing events in which heroes lived and died in 2001 and 2002. We invite you to come and experience the places and hear the stories! Photo Courtesy of Frank Shoemaker.

  • Services provided by Lenzner Tours

  • Somerset, PA

  • Flight 93 National Memorial

  • Flight 93 Visitor Center

  • Flight 93 Wall of Names

  • Flight 93 Memorial Chapel

  • Flight 93 Crew Monument

  • Our Coal Miners' Cafe

  • Quecreek Mine Rescue Site

  • Quecreek Mine Educaitonal Visitor Center

  • Tours are subject to current COVID-19 regulations.

 

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Day 1

Pay your respects at the Flight 93 National Memorial including both the Memorial Plaza with the Wall of Names of the Heroes of Flight 93 and the Visitor Center, dedicated on Sept 10, 2015. The exhibits in the Visitor Center bring back poignant memories as well as providing new insight into the events and the heroes of Flight 93. The Tower of Voices is now fully installed and a visit there will complete the visit to this touching memorial. Each tour member receives a commemorative magnet "Remember the Heroes of Flight 93."

Next, you will enjoy lunch at the Our Coal Miners’ Café.

In the afternoon your spirits will soar as you visit the Quecreek Mine Rescue site where, on July 28th, 2002 nine miners were miraculously rescued from 240 feet beneath the earth in a farmer’s field just outside of Somerset. Hear of the events from the time the accident occurred until the last miner was brought up and you will understand that God was at work here. The rescue site has been developed into a beautiful garden and you will see the actual rescue capsule, the broken drill bit and many more artifacts from the Quecreek rescue and mining in general in the Educational Visitor Center.

Visit the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel, which was dedicated, on the first anniversary of 9/11 to honor God and the memory of the 40 heroes of Flight 93. In the chapel you see many moving mementos donated by family members and others who wish to honor the heroes.

Hearts are touched as you visit the chapel and the Flight 93 Crew Monument in the garden area behind the chapel. Donated by United Airlines Flight Attendants Cause Foundation and dedicated on 9/11/2006, the monument entitled "Forever in Our Hearts" is a 16 ton black granite obelisk.

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Includes: Transportation, lunch, admissions per itinerary , step-on guide, commemorative magnet, meal gratuity, and taxes.

 

One-Day Cancellation and Refund Policy: 30 days prior to departure - Full refund less any non-refundable charges (i.e. theater tickets, service fees, etc.) unless notification of difference is noted on tour description.

 

NO REFUND after 29 days prior to departure.

 

Written notice of cancellation is required before monies refunded: mail, email or fax.

 

Depart:  Sewickley       7:00 am            

             Pittsburgh      7:30 am 

             Monroeville     8:00 am

             Irwin             8:15 am

             New Stanton  8:30 am

 

Return: Approximately 7:00-8:00pm

 

Walking code: 3  This tour includes moderate physical activity.  The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time.  Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

 

Insurance:  Travel Insurance is optional. To be eligible for the waiver of pre-existing medical condition exclusion, the protection plan must be purchased within 15 days from the time you make your initial trip deposit and for the prepaid non-refundable payments or deposits.  If purchased, the insurance premium is refundable during the 15 day review period, unless you have filed a claim or departed on your trip.  The insurance premium is non-refundable after the 15 day review period. To view/download the Policy, go to:  http://policy.travelexinsurance.com/312A-1217.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Irwin Target Parking Lot -between Target and Eat 'n Park
Route 30 West, Irwin, PA 15642
Monroeville Monroeville Mall - (near light pole #48)
254 Monroeville Mall Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146
New Stanton New Stanton - Park & Ride by Turnpike Terminal
Pittsburgh Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel
Liberty Avenue side
Sewickley Mt. Nebo-Lenzner Terminal (free parking)
110 Lenzner Court, Sewickley, PA 15143
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