Emmitsburg, Maryland: Big Jinxed 9/11 Statue Of Flag-Raising Firefighters

Giant Twin Towers firefighters raise an American flag in a 9/11 tribute. Ended up here after three cities rejected it as too big, or too impractical, or too much of a tourist attraction.

FEMA National Emergency Training Center

Address:
16871 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD
Directions:
On the grounds of the FEMA National Emergency Training Center, which is on the east side of S. Seton Ave. midway between the town and US 15. At the entrance you'll be stopped by a guard, hand in your license, and be given ID tags, a parking pass, and directions to the memorial.
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