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Jesse Owens’ oak tree legacy to live on in Cleveland’s Rockefeller Park Lagoon

Posted April 30, 2021 in Articles

Author: Cris Belle

The Jesse Owens’ oak tree legacy will live on in Cleveland‘s Rockefeller Park Lagoon with a new sapling that was planted today.

Eighty-four years ago, Jesse Owens planted an oak tree in Cleveland at James Ford Rhodes High School in Old Brooklyn.

It is a symbol to carry on his legacy, the four gold medals he earned from the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin and the several Olympic and world records he set.

Read the full article and watch the story here.

Original Article: https://fox8.com/news/jesse-owens-legacy-to-live-on-in-clevelands-rockefeller-park-lagoon/

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