A day that changed this country forever.
Americans pause to remember the September 11th terror attacks.
The President will do that this morning in Pennsylvania.
Nearly 3,000 people were killed during the September 11th terror attacks in 2001 in both New York and Washington D.C.
But it was here in an empty field in western Pennsylvania.
Where 40 brave people gave their lives to save countless others when they brought down Flight 93.
Now a new memorial stands here to honor them.
President Trump and many others will be here to pay their respects this morning.
The Tower of Voices was unveiled over the weekend.
It’s a 93-foot tall concrete and steel structure.
It contains a wind chime for each of the 40 passengers and crew members who were killed on 9/11.
Back in 2001, terrorists seized control of four planes.
Crashing two of them into the World Trade Center in New York and another into the Pentagon outside D.C.
Flight 93’s target was also in D.C., it’s believed it could have been headed for the White House or the U.S. Capitol.
When passengers learned mid-flight they had been hi-jacked they fought back.
At 10:03 a.m., the plane crashed in Somerset County.
Everyone on board was killed.
Those heroes are being remembered once again today with a special ceremony.
President Trump will be here giving remarks.
As well as Governor Tom Wolf and former Governor Mark Schweiker.
The ceremony begins at 9:45 a.m.
At 10:03 a.m. – the moment the plane crashed – the names of the passengers and crew members will be read and the bells of remembrance will be rung in their memory.