Lake County plants ‘Liberty Tree’ to honor national freedom

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The Lake County board of commissioners held a special ceremony Thursday to honor our nation’s freedom.

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A “Liberty Tree” was planted outside a tax collector’s office in Clermont.

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The tree will serve as a symbol of liberty, community and remembrance.

Photos: Lake County plants ‘Liberty Tree’ to honor national freedom

It’s a tradition county commissioners said will continue each year.

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“These Liberty Trees will help promote the values of this great nation and again how we can serve better here locally,” said Lake Commissioner Chairman Sean Parks.

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In 2021, CherryLake, inc. also donated a Liberty Tree that was planted outside the Lake County administration building in Tavares.

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