Tharp’s Log

Tharp's LogTharp's LogThis is a log cabin in the truest sense, situated within a fallen giant redwood tree in the Sequoia National Forest. The cabin was made by Hal Tharp in 1858 to serve as shelter while his cattle grazed in the area. The interior of the “cabin” is eight feet high and 56 and a half feet long.

Big Tree Club House

big tree club house postcardDating from the 1920s, this postcard shows the “Big Tree Club House” at Santa Cruz, California. On the back, besides some big tree statistics, one can find a little club house info:

M. C. HOPKINS AND SON
ROOMS AND BOARD
Big Tree Club House, Santa Cruz, Calif.