Acton, Indiana: Veal's Ice Tree

Since 1961, when the Veal family first accidentally created a winter ice tree instead of their planned ice slide, this nutty freezing experiment has continued. Six hosing continually replenish the structure, sometimes topping 80 feet.
Address:
11333 Southeastern Ave., Acton, IN
Directions:
I-74 Acton Rd exit., left/east on Southeastern Ave./Mimosa Ln. after sharp curve turn left into first driveway.
Hours:
Private property. Winter, daylight viewing only.
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Veal's Ice Tree

1961 the family was spraying for an ice slide. When they awoke in the morning, the ice tree was born. They mix powdered food coloring dye and water is sprayed onto the tree with a garden sprayer. The tree has reached 70 feet.

[Ryan Green, 02/18/2014]

This unofficial attraction is at the seasonal mercy of freezing temperatures.

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