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Freedom Blooms (Troy)
Dedicated to: Victims of September 11
Type of Memorial: Community Garden
Location: Bicentennial Park
Address: Highway 231
Country: United States
Open to Public: Yes
To remember September 11 and to serve as a Living Memorial. According to Jennifer Martin, "it is our hope that as the garden grows, terrorism will subside, and freedom will bloom indefinitely."
Reason site was selected:
There are already several war memorials located within this site, as well as veterans and police monuments.
Events planned for site:
The city held a Flag Day dedication ceremony with the mayor, police, fire, and housing authority representatives. They will hold ongoing annual memorials on Flag Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and September 11.
Web Site: www.troyalabama.com