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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...



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