Common Name: European beech
Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 186 in.
Height: 65 ft.
Crown: 71 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jeremy Harold
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: 2019 Update: Base of tree is right next to roadway, but seems to be doing well.
Woodbine Cemetery was chartered in 1850. An interesting history of the cemetery can be found at http://woodbinecemetery.org/about-woodbine.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Harrisonburg
Land Owner: Woodbine Cemetery
GPS Coordinates: 38.44689, -78.86065
Directions: East side of cemetery near main entrance. Visible from Reservoir Street. Near this street address: 21 Reservoir Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
Owner Address: 410 Neff Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Contact Name: Jeremy Harold
Contact Email: Jeremy.Harold@harrisonburgva.gov
Contact Phone: 540-433-2474
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Jeff Kirwan