On October 9th at 10:00am at the William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park there will be a "Liberty Tree" dedication.

There is a rich history behind the story of the Liberty Tree that dates back to the American Revolution. 

You can learn more about this event from the Charlotte Sun article titled Celebrate our independence with Liberty Tree dedication Saturday.

The story behind the Liberty Tree can be read on line at the Smithsonian Magazine here.