Ossun, Louisiana: The Tree of Soles

Christian shoe tree. An original "Tree of Soles" once stood here, but was toppled by Hurricane Lili in 2002. Now three trees and a professionally-made sign encourage people to hurl their shoes.

Address:
Par Rd 1-6, Ossun, LA
Directions:
I-10 exit 97. Drive north on LA-93 for 2.5 miles. Turn left at the green Acadian Oaks sign onto Cocodril Rd. Drive two miles. You'll see the tree on the right, just after you pass a white fence and gated driveway.
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The Tree of Soles.

Shoe Tree of Soles

All sorts of shoes hung from, or nailed to, three trees in the country.

[Erma, 02/11/2020]

An original "Tree of Soles" with a hand-lettered sign once stood here, but was toppled by Hurricane Lili in 2002. Now three trees and a professionally-made sign encourage people to hurl their shoes.


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