Town of Vincent
(Home to Alabama's Largest Living Decorated Christmas Tree)
The Mayor, City Council and the people of the Town of Vincent designated Monday, November 29, 2010 as "Vincent's Homecoming Weekend," held in conjunction with the annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting. This event pays homage to Alabama's largest living decorated Christmas tree. The tree was planted in the 1930s and is cherished as a symbol of pride for the Town of Vincent, not only at Christmas time
Erected 2010 by Alabama Tourism Department and the Town of Vincent.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 33° 23.102′ N, 86° 24.707′ W. Marker is in Vincent, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 231 and Florey Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 231. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincent AL 35178, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Harpersville (approx. 3.2 miles away); Harpersville Garden of Memories (approx. 3.8 miles away); Old Sterrett Cemetery (approx. 5½ miles away); Coosa (approx. 6.2 miles away); Town of Westover (approx. 6½ miles away); Mount Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery (approx. 7½ miles away); The De Soto Trail (approx. 8.1 miles away); De Soto's Visit (approx. 8.1 miles away).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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