Driving Directions

From Somerset: from Exit #110 of the PA Turnpike, follow signs for Rte. 281 north. Take Route 281 north 9.5 miles to US Route 30 at Stoystown. Travel 2.4 miles east on US Route 30 to Lambertsville Road. Travel 1.7 miles on Lambertsville Road to Skyline Road. Travel 1 mile on Skyline Road to the Temporary Memorial.

From Johnstown and the North: Follow US Route 219 South to US Route 30 East at the Stoystown/Jennerstown Exit. Go 7.2 miles. Turn right onto Lambertsville Road and follow it 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Skyline drive to the temporary memorial (.8 miles).

From Bedford and US Route 30 to the East: Follow US Route 30 West approximately 25 miles to Lambertsville (3 miles beyond Buckstown). Turn left onto Lambertsville Road and follow it 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Skyline drive to the temporary memorial (.8 miles).

From Jennerstown and US Route 30 to the West: From US Route 219 follow US Route 30 East for 7.2 miles. Turn right onto Lambertsville Road Travel 1.7 miles on Lambertsville Road to Skyline Road. Travel 1 mile on Skyline Road to the Temporary Memorial.



Driving Distances

From Pittsburgh: 75 miles / 2 hours
From Harrisburg: 125 miles / 2 ½ hours
From Philadelphia: 250 miles / 4 ½ hours
From Washington, D.C.: 185 miles / 3 ½ hours
From New York City: 300 miles / 5 ½ hours


Visiting the Temporary Memorial
  • The Temporary Memorial is located on private property. Please respect the owner’s rights by not trespassing beyond the shale area of the memorial and the paved parking areas.
  • The crash site itself, located about 500 yards south of the temporary memorial, is accessible only to family members of those killed on Flight 93. Somerset County Sheriff’s deputies are on duty at the site 24 hours per day.
  • The temporary memorial is located on a very windy hilltop. Most visitors find the site much colder than the place from which they came. The memorial is not lighted at night.
  • Somerset County has adopted the following policies regarding the site: (1) no solicitation, concessions, brochures, signs, or advertisements are permitted; (2) overnight parking or loitering at the site are prohibited; (3) planting of trees, flowers, or shrubs will not be allowed; and (4) no structures are to be installed at the site.
  • The Flight 93 Temporary Memorial is a place for quiet reflection and expressions of respect. Help maintain the dignity of the site by not smoking or bringing pets, food, or drink into the memorial area.
  • Visitors may write their thoughts or simply record their visit in bound books or on comment cards provided at the temporary memorial. These books and comment cards will be archived as part of the Flight 93 permanent collection. Please do not write on memorial tributes left by others.
  • Groups planning to place large tributes at the site or organizing programs to be held there are asked to contact the Chairperson of the Temporary Memorial Committee of the Flight 93 Memorial Task Force (814) 443-4557.



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