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Trees of Faith - Lee Park - Cordell, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 17.645 W 098° 59.191
14S E 501225 N 3905656
Quick Description: This is a memorial to the children lost during the Murrah building bombing.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2019 2:49:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM11EYF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 1

Long Description:
Lee Park is an active city park, constructed by the WPA in 1940. It is full of beautiful rock structures typical of that era.

Along one of the walkways in Lee Park, there is a planting of 19 trees. A granite slab on the ground shows the dedication. It reads:

Trees of Faith
The nineteen redbud trees circling
this path is symbolic of the beauty and
innocence of the nineteen children
that perished in the Oklahoma
City bomb blast of April 19, 1995
at 9:02 a.m.

Disaster Date: 4/19/1995

Memorial Sponsors: Unknown

Disaster Type: Sociological

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Date of dedication: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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