The Journey Tree

The Journey Tree

The Journey Tree is a 12-foot-high walnut tree trunk, hand-carved with 24 images and symbols inspired by the life of Kevin D. Rose, a Cumberland First Baptist Church pastor who died in 2018. It is a rich feast of imagery, recalling the values, virtues and vision of Pastor Rose’s life.  The walnut tree had been dead for several years and had been topped for safety reasons.  The trunk was saved, hoping it could become something beautiful.   Visitors can click on the marker’s QR code (see the

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Location: Cumberland

Medium type: Paint; Wood

Date created: 2020

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116 S Muessing St, Indianapolis, IN, 46229


  • Image courtesy of Sarah Bowers


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