A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Secretary Jewell and Flight 93 Families President Gordon Felt honor the heroes of Flight 93. Photo Credit: Tami A. Heilemann
Gordon Felt speaks to Secretary Jewell about the names engraved on the Flight 93 National Memorial's wall. Photo Credit: Tami A. Heilemann
Flight 93 National Memorial Superintendent Jeff Reinbold speaks with Secretary Jewell about the Memorial. Photo Credit: Tami A. Heilemann
Secretary Jewell, Superintendent Jeff Reinbold, and National Park Service Employees Photo Credit: Tami A. Heilemann
National Park Service employees, family members, and volunteers, with Secretary Jewell carry lanterns into the Flight 93 National Memorial. Photo Credit: Tami A. Heilemann
On September 11, 2013 Secretary Jewell joined Jeff Reinbold, Flight 93 Families President Gordon Felt, DR. Brent Glass, Flight 93 Advisory Board Commissioner and National Park Service employees, volunteers and families in honoring the 40 passengers and crew of United Flight 93 and all those who lost their lives on September 11th.
The observance of Flight 93 and September 11th took place at the Flight 93 National Memorial. The memorial in Shanksville, PA includes a memorial plaza and wall of names, a ring road that encircles the Field of Honor, and a visitor contact station.