Cherokee, Alabama: Shoe Tree

Hundreds of pairs of shoes hang from a single tree, one of countless thousands of trees in an otherwise rural and undeveloped stretch of highway. Easy to see in the winter.
Address:
US Hwy 72, Cherokee, AL
Directions:
On the north side of US Hwy 72, either four miles west of Cherokee, or 4.5 miles east of the Alabama-Mississippi state line.
Admission:
1 Pair of Shoes!
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My wife and I were returning home from photographing the bald eagles nesting at Shiloh Battlefield in Savannah, Tennessee, when we passed a tree full of shoes on the west-bound side of US Hwy 72. I'd put the location somewhere near "smack-dab in the middle" of Luka, Mississippi and Tuscumbia, Alabama.

[Jeremy, 04/10/2013]

This particular tree has been sporting shoes since around 2008.

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