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Washington’s largest tree was spared from the timber industry

The 178-foot, 1,500-year-old giant now stands alone in a once-thriving forest

At 178-feet tall and 19.4-feet wide, the Nolan Creek Tree is Washington’s largest tree. The western redcedar south of Forks near the Olympic Peninsula coast is estimated to be 1,500 years old. (Photo by Elliott Almond)
By Elliott Almond CDN Contributor
NOLAN CREEK, Jefferson County — Washington’s largest tree rises through an open forest like
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