Las Vegans now have another place to remember, and share with one another, the experience and lessons of Oct. 1.
The Las Vegas Storytelling Garden, located to the immediate north of the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden. Like the healing garden, the Storytelling Garden will be a place to honor the memory of the 60 people who lost their lives after being shot at the Route 91 Harvest festival on Oct. 1, 2017.
The storytelling garden is envisioned as a complement to, rather than an expansion of, the Healing Garden, said Greg A. Weitzel, Las Vegas director of parks and recreation, as “a place for survivors and families and the community to move forward in healing and a place to come together and relax.”
Mauricia Baca, executive director of Get Outdoors Nevada, which coordinates volunteers for the Healing Garden and will do the same for the Storytelling Garden, said that