Green Bay, Wisconsin: Shoe Tree

Near the University of Green Bay Sports Center, decorated by students with shoes to spare. Graduating seniors are encouraged to leave their treads, following a tradition by an earlier tree felled in a storm.

University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Sports Center Dr., Green Bay, WI
North of 54/57 Sturgeon Bay Rd. Tree is next to the parking lot for the Sports Center on the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Location approximate.
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Shoe Tree

The University of Wisconsin in Green Bay had a shoe tree near the housing complex which blew over in 2002. Since then, the students adopted another tree near the Sports Center. This tree has 50 or more pairs of sneakers hanging on it.

[Steve Herrick, 11/12/2008]

May 2014: Photo added.

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