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Places where natural or man-made events have caused a meaningful loss life and property.


Mount St. Helens

Skamania County, Washington
In 1982, the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument was created for research, recreation, and education. Inside the Monument, the environment is left to respond naturally in recovering from the 1980 eruption and any future disturbance.


Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst

Lakehurst, New Jersey
Navy Lakehurst, as it is collectively known, occupies 7412 acres in the million-acre Pinelands National Reserve in central New Jersey. It is also the site of the infamous 1937 crash of the Hindenburg.


O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60666
On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 crashed upon takeoff from O'Hare International Airport en route to Los Angeles, killing all 271 people on board and two people on the ground.


Oklahoma City National Memorial

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, 73102
Taking up 3.3 acres, the Oklahoma City National Memorial is the largest memorial of its kind in the United States. It was built in memory of those who died in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.


The Pentagon

Arlington, Virginia
Headquarters of the Department of Defense for the United States of America, the Pentagon is one of the world's largest office buildings. It has three times the floor space of the Empire State Building.

Top 6 Most Popular Disasters Landmarks

  1. Mount St. Helens
  2. The Pentagon
  3. O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  4. Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst
  5. Oklahoma City National Memorial
  6. Sunshine Skyway Bridge