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.
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