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A Liberty Elm Tree on the green then and now
It has been 9 years since it was planted and dedicated
Good Afternoon Norwich and Upper Valley readers,
This is a short story about a Liberty Elm tree that was planted on September 11, 2014 to honor all Veterans, US Military, and First Responders. There were lots of dedicated volunteers and team effort that assisted in this project and the mission was a success.
Today, however the tree stands tall in a silent tribute to all those who have sacrificed and to those who continue to serve their country.
Today it stands tall and still looks great
As with all the trees on the green it has been labeled
This Liberty Elm was propagated on 2010 in Keene, NH
The Liberty Elm was planted and dedicated on September 11, 2014
Members of the AMERICORPS “Strength to Serve” team from the VA Medical Center were on hand for this event as co-sponsors.
The below poster was the advertisement that was circulated at the time to promote the event.
This was the announcement of the event which was held on September 11, 2014
Members from the Norwich Lions Club, American Legion, Marion Cross School and the AmeriCorps team from the VA all played a role in this event.
This was a letter of support for this event and for all veterans from US Senator Bernie Sanders
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