Common Name: bur oak
Scientific Name: Quercus macrocarpa
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 229 in.
Height: 96 ft.
Crown: 105 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2012
Last Measured by: Landon Webb
Date First Measured: 1991
Comments: Excessive vine growth has been removed. Large amount of deadwood has been pruned. Evidence of root damage present (sidewalk construction, pedestrian traffic, and attempts at establishing turf). Tennis courts, sidewalk, and road are covering 50% of the tree's root system). Tree was "very healthy and very beautiful" in 1991. The tree received a grant for care and is now being cared for.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Rockingham
Land Owner: City of Elkton
GPS Coordinates: 38.407671, -78.621985
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: In front of Elkton Treasurer's Office at intersection of W. Rockingham Street and W. Spotswood Trail.
Owner Address: 173 W Spotswood Avenue
Elkton, VA 22827
Owner Phone: 540-298-1951
Contact Name: Eric Wiseman
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 540-231-5148
Contact Info: Town Manager Kevin Fauber 173 W Spotswood Ave. Elkton, VA 22827 P (540) 298-9860 F (540) 298-5046 E firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Jacob Kagey and Alvin Dove