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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 A group of men sit on the logs of the Big Lynn marrying tree after it was felled for reasons of safety in January 1965.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Dale Sipes
Tags Big Lynn Tree
Dead trees
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway