It’s John Lennon’s birthday today

The former Beatle would have been 79.

On this day in 1985 his wife Yoko Ono opened a three-acre garden in New York’s Central Park, right across the street from their apartment building where Lennon was shot. She funded the park, Strawberry Fields, with a $1 million donation. Trees, flora, and flowers from all over the world were planted.  And a large, round mosaic was placed on the pedestrian walkway.

Image may contain: tree, plant, sky, flower, grass, outdoor and nature

Image may contain: shoes and outdoor


3 thoughts on “It’s John Lennon’s birthday today

  1. Pingback: My Most Popular Blogs (10/14/19) | This Just In… From Franklin, WI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s