Alva Review-Courier -

Trees downed by tornado to be replanted across Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At least twice daily, large tree stumps scattered across Fisk Park are shadowed by a bowed baseball cage, bent swing sets and a dilapidated picnic pavilion.

The historied North Nashville park nestled off 25th Avenue North and Burch Street hasn't always looked that way.

Its grounds suffered a major blow when a deadly March 3 tornado swept across Nashville, destroying nearly everything in its path — including 120 of the park's long-standing trees.

"Only about 10 trees remain today," said Noni Nielsen, board president of the Nashville Tree Foundation, a non-profit t...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021