Maple Leaf, Ontario, Canada: Shoe Tree

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Maple Leaf, Ontario - Shoe Tree

Blink and you'll miss it, but it is the most amazing sight. A large jack pine a few yards off the road covered in pairs of old shoes in all states of dilapidation from tatty to to almost completely disintegrated. Why? Anyone know the answer?

[Val W., 05/21/2009]

Shoe Trees -- one of the last great mysteries.

Maple Leaf, Ontario - Shoe Tree

A large shoe tree near the town of Maple Leaf, Ontario, near Algonquin Park, with hundreds of pairs of shoes nailed to the trunk, including hip waders, rubber boots, running shoes and others.

[Mathew, 10/16/2004]

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