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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 showing men around the felled trunk of Big Lynn the marrying tree as it lies across the roadway in Little Switzerland.
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