Tree Information

Common Name: Fraser fir

Scientific Name: Abies fraseri

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 116 in.

Height: 96 ft.

Crown: 45 ft.

Points: 223

Date Last Measured: 2012

Last Measured by: Landon Webb

Date First Measured: 1988

Comments: Tree was originally nominated by Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson in 1988 at 186 points. It was "rediscovered" in 2004 and remeasured at 221 points. Became National Champion in 2009 and increased slightly in size when last measured in 2012.

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Brian Kelley October 2019

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Harrisonburg

State Map

Land Owner: Woodbine Cemetery

GPS Coordinates: 38.44775, -78.862

Directions: Tree is in the center of the cemetery.

Owner Address: 477 E Market St.

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Owner Phone: 540-434-7143

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588

Contact Info: Joseph Murray Consulting Arborist & Educator


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Joe Murray

Other Nominators: Luanne Austin, Eddie Begoon, Lisa Batchelder

Additional Information

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