Armed Forces Tribute Garden - 6001 West 104th Ave
A Place of Enduring Tribute and Respect
This beautiful, contemplative destination garden is dedicated to those who serve our country in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. The Tribute Garden is an enduring place of respect that pays tribute to the commitment and patriotism of members of the armed forces, past, present, and future. View a photo gallery of the garden dedication in 2008.
A Unique Addition to Westminster City Park
The Armed Forces Tribute Garden is located east of U.S. 36 on 104th Avenue between Christopher Fields and Big Dry Creek. This permanent tribute includes a dramatic central water feature, seating areas for rest and contemplation, granite pillars honoring those who serve or have served, extraordinary walkways with engraved pavers and beautiful landscaping.
Every year on Armed Forces Day, the City of Westminster honors those who have served with a special ceremony at the Tribute Garden.
Honor Those Who Served with Your Tax-Deductible Contribution
Fundraising efforts for the Armed Forces Tribute Garden are under way and there are many ways to contribute. Consider a general contribution or a specified amount for a particular feature. Civic and community groups are encouraged to "adopt" a specific item, and work toward raising funds as a group project.
The master design plan for this distinguished place includes these features:
Engraved Brick Paver - 8" x 4" - $125 Each - Includes three lines of script
Engraved Brick Paver – 8" x 8" - $200 Each - Includes four lines of script and military seal or eight lines of script
Tree Plaque - $350
Flag Pole - $2,500 (Air Force and Merchant Marine still available)
Ornamental Covered Seating Areas - $50,000
Bronze Sculptures - $100,000 Each
For more information or to contribute, please call 303-658-2192.
Download the Engraved Brick Paver Form
Special thanks to the following major donors to the Westminster Armed Forces Tribute Garden:
Jefferson County Open Space Program - $294,000
Wal-Mart, Corporate Headquarters - $25,000
Westminster Rotary Noon Club - $8,500
Wal-Mart, 136th Avenue and I-25 - $7,000
Wal-Mart, 72nd Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard - $4,000
Westminster Legacy Foundation - $3,500
Westminster 7:10 Rotary - $2,500
Mike Schaffner - $1,000
Special thanks to Jim Sullivan, who donated $150,000 for initial design of the sculptures.
Ted Becker Family – American
Ball Corporation - POW/MIA
City of Westminster Employee Advisory Committee – Colorado
Westminster Legacy Foundation - City of Westminster
Martin Pocs Family - Army
Ed Getsch Family – Navy
Valley Bank & Trust – Air Force
Brent McFall Family - Marines
Bill Christopher Family/Bill Walenczak Family - Coast Guard
Mike Byrne Family – Merchant Marine
Tribute Garden Honorees
More than 1,100 honorees have bricks in the Armed Forces Tribute Garden.
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