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Remember Me Rose Garden (Portland)
Type of Memorial: Community Garden, Private Garden, Park
Address: 818 Southwest Third, #111
Country: United States
Open to Public: Yes
Description: To honor the spirit of the men, women and children who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks. To provide a tranquil setting where all in need of healing can find a sanctuary in “Remember Me” Rose Garden. To build community, promote stewardship of the earth and a place to reflect those lost and those who survived.
The sites will be selected in consultation with our partners in New York City, Washington DC and Somerset County, PA.
At this time, four rose varieties have been established in memory of September 11th. These varieties are available through rose growers. The 'Firefighter Rose' is a vibrant, red rose named for fire fighters. 'Soaring Spirit' is a climbing yellow rose named in honor of the victims at the World Trade Center. 'We Salute You' is a orange-pink rose for those lost at the Pentagon. And 'Forty Heroes' is a golden yellow rose which fades to white as it matures and is named in memory of those aboard Flight 93.
Web Site: www.remember-me-rose.org