This Unexpected Piece Of American History Is Hidden In A Small Town Near Cleveland
Do you remember where you were at on September 11, 2001? Though long ago, this is a day many Americans will never forget. Three planes struck American buildings, but one lone flight – Flight 93 – crashed into the ground, taking only its brave passengers as casualties. The flight, which had been headed for San Francisco, made a U-turn just west of Cleveland as its hijackers set course for Washington, D.C. Though the tragedy may feel years ago and miles away from our cozy community, a little piece of that heartbreaking day in American history has found a home in a small town near Cleveland.
Americans will never forget that the deadliest act of terrorism took place on our own soil. It was many years ago now, but it is still fresh in our minds and hearts. A piece of that day is now a permanent fixture in this small town near Cleveland, and a visit to it is both humbling and moving.
You’ll find the monument located at 300 W. Reagan Pkwy., Medina, OH.
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.