Common Name: Alleghany chinkapin
Scientific Name: Castanea pumila var. pumila
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: no
Circumference: 21 in.
Height: 44 ft.
Crown: 22 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2008
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2008
Comments: This tree appears very healthy. It shows no signs of chestnut blight as many in the park do. New State Champion. 2018: Reported dead by Byron Carmean. Could not relocate the tree while hunting for it in January 2018.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Virginia Beach
Land Owner: First Landing State Park
GPS Coordinates: 36.9053, -76.00561
Directions: First Landing State Park, south of Shore Drive and north of Cape Henry Trail on sand ridge surrounded by swamp forest.
Owner Address: 2500 Shore Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson