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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, Emmitsburg
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  • The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial is sacred ground for me. My entire adult life has revolved around the fire service, first as a volunteer and later as a career choice. The first time I visite...  more »
  • It was a very well designed memorial. The fountain was surrounded with bricks engraved with the names of those who gave their life to protect us by fighting fires. It is a beautiful memorial, both by ...  more »
  • Doing some local sightseeing with out of town parents. The memorial is located on the grounds of FEMA. Be sure that everyone has their ID with them. You will need to stop at the guard station and hand...  more »
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  • Located at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, this impressive memorial records the names and service locations of firefighters who have paid the ultimate price to protect and serve other people and property. An emotional journey is in store for anyone involved in, or related to someone in fire-rescue service. Each year the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation presents a massive memorial service, including candlelight vigil the evening before the main service. Hundreds of surviving family members of the brave fallen men and women attend these services; accompanied and attended by thousands of fire service honor guard, pipe and drum musicians, fire-rescue personnel, friends and family. This event is truly inspiring. Under normal weather circumstances, the events are open to the public. Everyone however must pass through a security checkpoint.
  • Very thoughtful tribute. It's amazing to compare the loss of life in NYC on 9/11 to the average loss nationally in a given year.
  • Awesome tribute to those that made the ultimate sacrifice!
  • A wonderful tribute to our fallen firefighters
  • Awe inspiring! Humbling!