Luxembourg Gardens Memorial Oak Tree

Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Dedication Date: December 30, 2002

Creator: Gifted by American community of Paris, planted by M. Christian Poncelet, President of French Senate

Medium: Tree (American oak), metal

Description: American oak tree planted next to original Statue of Liberty cast in honor of victims of 9/11 and as a symbol of Franco-American friendship. Located in Luxembourg Gardens, Paris.

Text: “This America oak is dedicated to the memory of victims of September 11, 2001 in the United States of America. Gift of the American community in Paris as a symbol of Franco-American friendship, planted on January 30, 2002 by M. Christian Poncelet, President of the French Senate in the presence of The Honorable Howard Leach, Ambassador of the United States of America to France Princesse de la Tour d'Auvergne, President of French Heritage Society/FVMF Paul Girod, President of the French American Committee of the French Senate.”

Latitude & Longitude: 48.846396, 2.333206