Tree causes major damage to Swanton park pavilion


A tree fell on the Beard Pavilion in Swanton on Thursday morning.

A tree fell on the Beard Pavilion in Swanton on Thursday morning.


Drew Stambaugh | Swanton Enterrise

The roof of the Beard Pavilion was pushed onto picnic tables inside by the fallen tree.


Drew Stambaugh | Swanton Enterrise

A large tree fell on the open pavilion at Memorial Park in Swanton on Thursday, causing severe damage.

At approximately 8:30 a.m. a tree fell on Beard Pavilion. No one was injured.

The playground area is closed until further notice as there is a downed power line. Village officials ask residents to refrain from walking through the park.

A police patrol will be on site during school dismissal.

Vehicular traffic will be maintained.

A tree fell on the Beard Pavilion in Swanton on Thursday morning.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/04/web1_Tree-Damage-2.jpgA tree fell on the Beard Pavilion in Swanton on Thursday morning. Drew Stambaugh | Swanton Enterrise

The roof of the Beard Pavilion was pushed onto picnic tables inside by the fallen tree.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/04/web1_Tree-damage.jpgThe roof of the Beard Pavilion was pushed onto picnic tables inside by the fallen tree. Drew Stambaugh | Swanton Enterrise