Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero cut the ribbon to the new Forest Heights Pocket Park in West Knoxville along with the children of the neighborhood.

The park’s origin goes back 75 years, with a simple plot of land purchased by 32 residents to prevent an unwanted development. After being donated to the city in individual parcels of land, the park includes a play structure, a stump garden and a walking path for all to enjoy.

Here is video of the event by West High student Zoe Brookshire-Risley.

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Written by Shannon Carey

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