Happy summer to my awesome readers! Summertime and road trips go hand in hand. So it's the perfect time of year to share this 1939 Curt Teich Art-Colortone vintage postcard. It shows a car full of people driving through the famous "Wawona" tunnel tree in Yosemite National Park.
Transcription from back of postcard:
The famous "Wawona" tunnel tree is in the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees, a pleasant drive of 36 miles from the hotels or camps in Yosemite Valley. In this grove more than six hundred giant sequoias have been growing here for centuries…the earth's largest and oldest trees.According to the National Park Service website, a tunnel was cut through the famous Wawona tree in 1881. Unfortunately, the tree fell during the winter of 1968-69.
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