There’s a delightful children’s book about a young man who lived in a hollow tree. The idea has captured the imaginations of readers but did you know that it has actually been done? And by some of the earliest European settlers of West Virginia, no less.

If the idea of living in a tree has caught your fancy as well, check out these articles about local treehouses: Stay At The Holly Rock Treehouse In West Virginia and You’ll Want To Visit This Unique Treehouse Village Hiding Right Here In West Virginia and Most People Have No Idea This Incredible Treehouse Even Exists In West Virginia.

Did you know about the Pringle Tree? What other cool and unusual historical spots have you visited in West Virginia?

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