Gloucester is the first in the country to build a Lobster Trap Tree for the Holidays. It began back in 2001 as a effort to build communiy in a post-9/11 reality and this tradition has only grown in people's hearts.
Here is an article about the New England tradition of building Lobster Trap Trees.
And you can find more information about Gloucester's Tree at GoodMorningGloucester.
Gloucester's Lobster Trap Tree
Made from over 250 traps donated by local lobstermen.
Stands about 45" tall and is located next to Gloucester Police Station on Main Stree.