Freedom Memorial

The Collier County Freedom Memorial serves as a gathering place for the entire community to pay homage and remember our nations heroes. The memorial replicates the American flag which is anchored on a granite base that is shaped into the United States and 50 stepping stones have been placed around the perimeter of the memorial to represent the 50 states. The memorial also features steel beams salvaged from the World Trade Center. GATES Construction is honored to be a part of the project that pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the line of duty, members of our armed forces who have sacrificed their lives in the defense of our nation along with the law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical personnel and civilians who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.