Ten years and 1 day ago, most Americans would struggle to locate Shanksville, Pennsylvania on map, maybe not even knowing what state the rural community was in. But when terrorists hijacked airliners on September 11th, 2001, the town became a household name as a group of passengers fought back against the al-Qaeda operatives, crashing United Flight 93 into a field.
Now, ten years after the attacks that changed the country, a memorial honoring all 40 passengers and crew - including a boulder marking the site of the impact crater - is open.
FOX News Radio's Jennifer Keiper reports from Shanksville:
Outside the entrance to the memorial, people gathered around an American flag: