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Tree That Owns Itself

Finley at Dearing Street, Athens, GA
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The only tree in the world that owns itself is in Athens, Georgia!

Don't miss seeing this tree! Yes, it's just a tree, in the middle of a cobblestone street, in a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
moc4
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30628
Silly

Kind of a silly bit of Athens folklore. It is an offspring of the origional. Does it really own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cordyroy
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't miss seeing this tree! Yes, it's just a tree, in the middle of a cobblestone street, in a historic neighborhood, with it's own plaque. Need I say more?? If nothing else, you can have a selfie that's very unique! Be sure to read about...More

Thank moc4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind of a silly bit of Athens folklore. It is an offspring of the origional. Does it really own itself, and if who pays the taxes?

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tree that owns itself is an Athens landmark. I have visiting the tree many times over my 30 years of living in and around town. Just an amazing piece of history when you take into consideration how much Athens has grown over the last...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 9 were in Athens, GA attending college graduation ceremonies at UGA and decided to stop by and see "the tree that owns itself." The tree is still there and its a really neat story to read. And best of all -- its...More

Thank Don_Chattanooga
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a tree with a sign. It took longer to find parking than to actually read the sign in front of the tree.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a drive by event. How often do you see a tree that owns itself? There is a plaque at the tree that tells the story. The other bonus of going to the tree is you drive on the lone remaining cobblestone street in...More

Thank Bulldog82
Reviewed 12 March 2017

An interesting drive-by. It is down a residential street and is actually the "off-spring" of the original tree that owned itself. It is, I think, in the same spot.

Thank JohnB57Jonesboro
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a tree. I mean that's it, don't get your hopes up. It's a neat little part of Athens history but again it's just a tree. If you go here there's not a visitors center or a kiosk with pamphlets. It's just a tree....More

1  Thank rleveret
Reviewed 15 February 2017

interesting story. not something you see everywhere. it is just a tree with a plaque though. worth seeing once.

Thank keekin
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Going to see this tree that owns itself is hardly worth doing. You may want to do it because it's promoted as a "thing to do." But, once you see it you will wonder why it is even listed. It's a quick drive-by look and...More

Thank RetiredDawg
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