Lucky Clover 4-H Club, Seneca, Missouri was awarded a Liberty Tree to plant through a grant from the Missouri 4-H Foundation and Crader Distributing.
The tree was planted, Sunday, April 28th at the Seneca Christian Church.
The Liberty Tree (1646-1775) was a famous elm tree that stood in Boston, near Boston Commons, in the days before the American Revolution. The tree was a rallying point for the growing resistance to the rule of England over the American colonies. In the years that followed, almost every American town had its own Liberty Tree-a living symbol of popular support for the individual liberty and resistance to tyranny.
Through the years to come, gather under its branches to express your support for the vision of the Sons and Daughters of Liberty that first gathered in Boston in 1765 in their quest for a free land. Perhaps while you are there you might read the Declaration of Independence to remember that our Fore-Fathers and Founders boldly and enthusiastically declared that “we are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness."