Canisteo, New York: World's Largest Living Sign

260 huge scotch pine tree spell out the town's name on a hillside. The sign is 300 feet long and 90 feet wide, a town landmark since 1933.
Greenwood St., Canisteo, NY
SW side of town, west of Greenwood St.
Always visible.
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World's Largest Living Sign

The small town of Canisteo, New York, boasts the World's Largest Living Sign. This term is a bit misleading, but it's precisely what it is: a "living" sign - the name of the town spelled out by 260 huge scotch pines on the side of a mountain. The sign is 300 feet long and 90 feet wide. The best viewing area is near the Elementary school right on Greenwood Street.

[BS Meyer, 12/20/2011]

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