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Old 04-24-2009, 08:12 PM   #11851
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I just took this picture today, before I even saw Cooksie's post. I find that pretty funny.

What is the name and significance of this tree?
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:45 AM   #11852
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Good heavens. Hasn't anybody heard of this tree?
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Old 04-26-2009, 10:49 PM   #11853
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Not even any guesses at this old girl?
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Old 04-26-2009, 11:32 PM   #11854
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That is really cool and yes it is very pretty.
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:35 AM   #11855
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The Angel Oak is a Southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island, South Carolina. It may be the oldest tree east of the Mississippi River

The Angel Oak is property of and maintained by the City of Charleston, South Carolina. The tree could be as old as 1500 years but attempts to age the tree have failed. It stands 65 feet tall and the crown covers an area of 17,000 square feet. Its longest limb is 89 feet long.
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:49 AM   #11856
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That's Major Oak. It's where Robin Hood and his men slept.
Phinz got it. That's all I was really looking for. I guess I wasn't clear .
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Old 04-27-2009, 10:22 AM   #11857
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Cooksie, help needed....I thought Phinz put up a different tree? Now i'm confused
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Old 04-27-2009, 10:29 AM   #11858
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Cooksie, help needed....I thought Phinz put up a different tree? Now i'm confused
Lol--I think it is I who is confused . Those two trees sure do look the same though. Carry on .
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Old 04-27-2009, 10:39 AM   #11859
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Okay Cooksie...I'll wait for Phinz to confirm...the trees look very similar
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Old 04-27-2009, 01:37 PM   #11860
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The Angel Oak is a Southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island, South Carolina. It may be the oldest tree east of the Mississippi River

The Angel Oak is property of and maintained by the City of Charleston, South Carolina. The tree could be as old as 1500 years but attempts to age the tree have failed. It stands 65 feet tall and the crown covers an area of 17,000 square feet. Its longest limb is 89 feet long.
You are correct, Les. To stand in the presence of this old lady is to be in awe. I was completely blown away by it. I probably took 50 pictures. And to think, for years I drove past this tree at least a dozen times a year, if not more, on the way to and from Seabrook Island. I *will* be back.
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