Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title "Big Lynn" the marrying tree, just prior to being felled in January 1965
Date January 11, 1965
Description Photograph of an unidentified man standing next to "Big Lynn," also known as the marrying tree, near Little Switzerland in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Dale Sipes
Tags Big Lynn Tree
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway