Friday, March 6, 2009

The Witness Tree

7111 Spring Valley Road NW
Salem, OR

This 250+ year old white oak tree recently received the Oregon Heritage Tree designation for its use as a survey marker in 1854.

8 comments:

cieldequimper said...

Beautiful photo and thank you for the historical bit. It's nice to know that that particular tree is so old and remembers so much.

Ugo Perrier said...

Wah ! Love it. That, my friend, is a nice "contre jour".

Babooshka said...

You got me again. Gorgeous.

Sherry Stewart said...

Wow!! What a gorgeous shot!!!!

Karen said...

Absolutely beautifully captured sunset and tree photo.

Fabrizio - ikol22 said...

This photo is absolutely beautiful. Colours, backlight and atmosphere make it a wonderful paint.

Marie-Noyale said...

Such a good choice of lighting!!

Lynette said...

I adore this photo and the reason for it is absolutely splendid. Thank you.