About The Garden
Located in Foxglenn Park in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona
The Children's Garden of Flagstaff is a positive place of emotional healing for all members of the Flagstaff community and offers a public remembrance of all children lost too soon. So often the loss of a child is a silent and hidden grief and it is our hope that we can establish a public space for healing.
This space was created to reflect and celebrate the lives of our children, those still with us and those who have gone on before us. Each life, no matter how long or short, makes a huge impact on those who love them and share that love with others. Our children live on because we remember them.
Architect Jesse Stemmler of Stemmler Design has created a design that includes an entrance gateway, winding paths, a central gathering space, climbing boulders, and metal ribbon with individual plaques for children's names.
The memorial plaques will be available to honor all children gone too soon regardless of age, place, or circumstances of death. Ordering for our May 19, 2019 dedication is now closed. For those families who have ordered this year or in years past, we will have our ceremony at the Children’s Garden at 11am on May 19, 2019.
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Our ribbon-cutting and dedication event took place on May 21, 2017! Thank you to everyone who joined us on that beautiful day!
Phase I took place in Fall of 2016 and included the site prep, grading, boulder work, installation of the metal ribbon, and pathways. You can check out our progress in the pictures to the left.
Phase II took place from Spring-Fall 2017, and included the installation of the gateway, the entrance garden, donor pavers, plantings, and installation of the children's memorial plaques.
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