In One Ear: Wedding Tree | In One Ear | dailyastorian.com – Daily Astorian

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Since wedding season is upon us, mention should be made of a Cannon Beach History Center and Museum Instagram post featuring a long-gone coastal landmark, the Wedding Tree.

The tree was officially declared dead in 1963, and disappeared sometime in the 1980s. According to a July 1974 article in the Seaside Signal: “The Indian Wedding Tree stands at the foot of Adams Street in Cannon Beach. Legend has it that area Native Americans were married under its drooping branches, which formed a ring around the couple. Now weather-beaten and deteriorating, the tree holds its ground precariously.”

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