A memorial to the victims of the Orlando mass shooting is set to open in the capital city of the US state of Florida on Thursday, following the attack on the Pulse nightclub on June 12.
The memorial is expected to include a memorial hall, an outdoor viewing area, and an entertainment area.
It will also include a museum dedicated to victims and survivors.
The Florida State University has created a scholarship fund for the victims’ families.
“The Orlando massacre, with its senseless, hateful, and depraved acts of violence, will forever stain the soul of Florida,” Gov.
Rick Scott said in a statement on Monday.
A state that celebrates the diversity of its people and its rich history, will never be the same,” said Gov. “
It’s a fitting tribute to all the lives lost and the families and loved ones who have suffered.”
“A state that celebrates the diversity of its people and its rich history, will never be the same,” said Gov.
Charlie Crist in a written statement on Tuesday.
“I will never forget the people of Orlando.
They are our heroes, our patriots, and we will always remember them.”
The memorial will be open to the public on Thursday.