Color postcard of the Big Tree "Giant Cypress" near Sanford (Fla.) Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Experts say only one other tree on the North American continent, one in Mexico, is older than the ancient cypress near Orlando, Florida. It is estimated that the Florida tree is between 2.000 and 3,000 years old. It is 127 feet high and has a circumference at its base of of 47 feet." Also on the back of the postcard is a handwritten correspondence.
Postcards -- Florida -- Sanford.; Trees -- Florida -- Sanford -- Pictorial works.; Cypress -- Florida -- Sanford -- Pictorial works.
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Tichnor Bros.and Inc., "Big tree, "giant cypress" at Longwood." (1900). Images of Central Florida. 1886.