Researching the Roadside: travel & tourism in the Pacific Northwest
TITLE: Big Tree Inn Restaurant
Big Tree Inn was located on the De [sic] Moines Highway, "30 minutes from Seattle."
The menu is printed on thin paper made from tree bark. It appears shiny, green-brown, wood grain is visible. Cover is a color travel postcard glued to it showing the restaurant, with a woman and her automobile outside. The building is a huge section of tree with glass block window, adjoined by another section of the tree on its side with a door in it. According to the story on the menu back, "This unique building was...built from a giant redwood tree [Sequoia] approximately 2500 years old." Date comes from copyright on postcard of 1930.
MEDIA TYPE: Menu
COLLECTION: Digital Collection - Historical Menus Collection, Finding Aid - PH Collection No. 617 Series I. Restaurants: Seattle: A-C.
DIGITAL COLLECTION NUMBER: MEN007
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