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Arlington, Washington: Hippie Bus Tree Shrine

In a field, surrounded by a fence, is a rusted Volkswagen hippie bus on an elevated platform with a single tree growing straight through it.

8730 160th St. NE, Arlington, WA
Four miles south of downtown Arlington, on the west side of WA-9, just south of its intersection with 160th St. NE.
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Hippie VW Bus Tree Shrine.

Hippie Bus Tree Shrine

This photo was taken in winter when the bus is more visible. American flags, formerly displayed, have been replaced by patriotic, military-supporting banners hanging on the fence. Not a typical hippie sentiment.

[Jeff B, 02/22/2023]

Hippie Bus Tree Shrine.

Volkswagen Van Shrine

On Hwy 9 and 160th headed into Arlington is an old, rusted Volkswagen van that is on a platform, fenced off, with a tree growing through the middle of it and U.S. flags at each corner. Would love to know the story behind this shrine

[Tim Freeman, 08/22/2021]

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