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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

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Address: 16825 S Seton Ave, P.O. Drawer 498, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8920
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+1 301-447-1365

Monument honoring firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

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Take the time to visit and pay respect to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the fire service. An eternal flam burns and the names of the individuals are listed for you... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Easton, Maryland
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Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Take the time to see the memorial as well as the bricks with names throughout the campus. Not as big space wise as the law enforcement memorial in WA DC, but worth the stop.

Thank BBlkburn
Easton, Maryland
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Take the time to visit and pay respect to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the fire service. An eternal flam burns and the names of the individuals are listed for you to see.

Thank Frampy24
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Every firefighter should visit the national Firefighter memorial located on the grounds of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg Maryland

Thank Larry K
Odenton, Maryland
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A solemn tribute to our nation's firefighters who have died in the line of duty. Unfortunately it is on the secure campus of the National Emergency Training Center. But if you really want to visit the monument, they are required to let you on campus. Just don't stray away because they watch you on camera.

Thank David L
Chesapeake, Virginia, Usa
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

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 visited was part of the Honor Guard during the National Memorial Service. All around you are reminders that firefighter's have paid the ultimate sacrifice. From the... More 

Thank Harold P
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

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 day and at night. The complex also had a statue scene of three firefighters raising a flag. It was an awesome sight with the... More 

Thank Kenneth E
Jefferson, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

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 over drivers' licenses in exchange for passes. The guard at the gate was very friendly and welcoming. There was a memorial going... More 

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Alliston, Canada
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

What a wonderful tribute to the many firefighters who have given their lives to save others. There is a special tribute to the ones who died on 9/11

Thank Buicklover
Alpharetta, Georgia
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267 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a must see memorial and it is peaceful, while also somber. A fitting memorial with tons of information. The memorial itself is huge, but there is also a walk and some other plaques and historical information about the campus that is here. Then there are all the names on the memorial. Peaceful place to pay respects.

Thank DM_1278
Burnet, Texas
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial is a wonderfully solemn dedication to the firefighters of our nation that have given the ultimate sacrifice. Located on the beautiful campus that is the National Fire Academy, US Fire Administration and the Emergency Management Institute. While you are there take the time to read over the memorial bricks that make up the sidewalk in... More 

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