2619 E State St, Hermitage Pennsylvania 16148
A paved avenue is lined with 444 American flags, one for each day that 53 American hostages were held captive in Iran under the reign of the Ayatollah Khomeini. The flags fly 24 hours a day as a symbol of hope and freedom. A monument and eternal flame are dedicated to the eight US servicemen who died trying to rescue the hostages in April 1980. Located in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Other History nearby:
(Hermitage) Avenue of 444 Flags
(Meadville) Baldwin-Reynolds House
(Beaver Falls) Beaver Falls Historical Society/Museum
(Butler) Butler County Historical Society
(Greenville) Canal Museum
(Canton) Canton Amateur Sports Hall of Fame
05/09 Coming to The Hermitage area
The Big Tap-In Real Craft Beer Festival Boardman OH April20 The biggest craft beer fest between Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Youngstown OH August2-4 The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.
Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival Dover OH August9-11 Our 24th Annual Festival Plate is honoring the 1962 Class A State Football Champions from Dennison Saint Mary's High School.