Waterloo, New York: Scythe Tree

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US Hwy. 20, Waterloo, NY
2-3 miles west of Waterloo on Hwy 5/US 20 (Waterloo Geneva Rd), between Brewer and Packwood Rds. North side, just west of the state police station. Difficult to see heading west.
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Scythe Tree. Scythe Tree
The Futility of War, visible in a tool-eating tree. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Scythe Tree. Scythe Tree

The scythe tips sticking out from the tree are surrounded ny green paint and painted yellow. The lowest is about 8 or so feet up. We had trouble finding the place mostly because we were looking on the wrong side of the road. It's on the north side.

There were some parking spots next to the tree, but it felt a little like trespassing. No one came out of the house. I looked around for a donation box. I certainly would have left a buck or two. My kids thought it was cool, and it was definitely worth the detour from route 90.

[Scott Ault, 09/30/2013]
Scythe Tree. Scythe Tree

Scythe Tree -- sickle's still there.

[Julie Barnes, 09/07/2011]

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