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Garden behind hospital offers a relaxation spot for familiesSubmitted: 09/13/2017
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

Garden behind hospital offers a relaxation spot for families
TOMAHAWK - Some people may find it hard to imagine a hospital as a serene place for relaxation.

However, the Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk offers a relaxation space, with a view.

Three years ago, the space behind the hospital was just an empty field.

But Callie Wyles, a girl scout on a mission turned that blank canvas into a serene garden with pieces from the original hospital from 1937.

Now, Callie has graduated and moved on to the Navy.

But her Girl Scout leader Kay Kissinger -Wolf doesn't want people to forget about the Serenity Garden.

"Harley weekend in fact, three years ago, was when we were making plans to attempt to save pieces of the old hospital. It's available for families to come up, sit in here and just have some peace and quiet," said Kissinger-Wolf.

The garden repurposed the old hospital's arch, windows, columns, and other pieces of architecture.

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