11/30/2014 11:56 am ET

Powerful Photos Show The Evolution Of Michael Brown's Memorial Site

Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9th in Ferguson, Missouri immediately prompted a reaction from the community which evolved into a series of protests that lasted more than 100 days.

A memorial site was created on the street where Brown was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. As people visited the site to mourn the loss of Brown and reflect on the events that led to his death, community members brought candles, posters, flowers and stuffed animals, along with various other items.

In the three months since Brown's death, the memorial site has increasingly grown as more members of the community stop by and add items to the collection.

The site has been captured in numerous photos during various times. Here are some of those photos, which have been gathered in consecutive order to portray the evolution of Brown's steadily-growing memorial site:

August 9, 2014

August 13, 2014

August 14, 2014

My Auntie contributing to the family's support! #ferguson #justiceformike #prayforpeace #HandsUp

A photo posted by Eugene Donaldson (@eugenuary) on

Aug. 17, 2014

#mikebrown #ferguson ....#stl

A photo posted by Abeba (@_bebsieboo) on

August 23, 2014

A memorial for Michael Brown sits next to the street where he was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson

A photo posted by Carlos Javier Ortiz (@carlosjavierortiz) on

After a fire destroyed the original memorial, a new one was rebuilt on Sept. 23, 2014.

September 26, 2014

Stopped by today #Rip#MikeBrown 🙏🙌

A photo posted by Vanáti (@imqueenveee) on

November 11, 2014

Mike Brown Memorial Site.

A photo posted by Jon Osia Scorfina (@scorfo) on

November 17, 2014

PHOTO: Snow covers the memorial in #Ferguson

A photo posted by Tim Pool (@timcast) on



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