‘Survivor Tree’ that endured 1995 Oklahoma City bombing damaged by recent ice storm

One of the most important trees, if not the most important tree, in Oklahoma City fell victim to an ice storm. The Survivor Tree, a symbol of resilience that survived the Oklahoma City bombing and now stands on the north side of the Oklahoma City National Memorial, suffered damage and had a large limb fall.Crews have put braces up to prop up some of the Survivor Tree’s heavier branches and are using long sticks to shake ice off the tree. The majority of the Survivor Tree appears to be OK as crews work to save as much of the tree as they can.Kari Watkins, executive director of the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, said their emergency plan for the trees at the memorial was activated Monday afternoon but they lost the large branch Tuesday morning.“I think we’re going to be OK,” Watkins said. “We lost the big branch, but sometimes God has a way of pruning his own trees.”

One of the most important trees, if not the most important tree, in Oklahoma City fell victim to an ice storm.

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The Survivor Tree, a symbol of resilience that survived the Oklahoma City bombing and now stands on the north side of the Oklahoma City National Memorial, suffered damage and had a large limb fall.

Crews have put braces up to prop up some of the Survivor Tree’s heavier branches and are using long sticks to shake ice off the tree.

The majority of the Survivor Tree appears to be OK as crews work to save as much of the tree as they can.

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Kari Watkins, executive director of the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, said their emergency plan for the trees at the memorial was activated Monday afternoon but they lost the large branch Tuesday morning.

“I think we’re going to be OK,” Watkins said. “We lost the big branch, but sometimes God has a way of pruning his own trees.”

This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.