Hulbert, Michigan: Bowling Ball Tree

A two-story "tree" made of metal poles has bowling balls hanging from the ends of each branch.

Handshake Motel

Hwy 28, Hulbert, MI
Handshake Motel. On the north side of Hwy 28 a quarter-mile east of its intersection with Hulbert Rd. Set back from the road; difficult to see when leaves are on the trees.
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Bowling Ball Tree

I've driven past this dozens of times over the last ten years, but I didn't notice it until this winter because the leaves were off the surrounding trees. It looks to be made of iron rebar with bowling balls as "leaves," all sprouting from a tall pole in the front yard of the Handshake Motel.

[Lyle L., 02/15/2015]

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