Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title "Big Lynn" the marrying tree after it was felled in January 1965 for reasons of safety.
Date January 11, 1965
Description Photograph shows the tree known as "Big Lynn" and "the marrying tree" laid across a pathway in Little Switzerland, near section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Dale Sipes on January 11, 1965.
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