Father of the Forest

A man leans against the "Father of the Forest" tree, Big Basin State Park, Santa Cruz County, CA. Printed on the front of the card, "'FATHER OF THE FOREST' 5,000 YEARS OLD, 108 FEET IN CIRCUMFERENCE, BIG BASIN, CALIFORNIA".

From Back: "'FATHER OF THE FOREST' A Redwood Tree, 108 feet in circumference, 5,000 years old, and 285 feet high.
Date: Undated
Type: POSTCARD
Coverage: Boulder Creek
Rights: This postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.
Identifier: PC-V2-174

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“Father of the Forest.” SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/4118. Accessed 26 Aug. 2019.