Common Name: Fraser fir
Scientific Name: Abies fraseri
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Database ID: 623
National Champion: yes
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 119 in.
Height: 96 ft.
Crown: 45 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2022
Last Measured by: Jeremy Harold
Date First Measured: 1988
2022 update: Tree appears to be in good health with a full crown and no decline.
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. Measurements that year by Landon Webb: circumference 116", height 96', crown 45', points 223.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Harrisonburg
Land Owner: Woodbine Cemetery
GPS Coordinates: 38.4477286, -78.8622109
Directions: Tree is in the center of the cemetery.
Owner Address: 477 E Market St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Owner Phone: 540-434-7143
Contact Name: Jeremy Harold
Contact Email: Jeremy.Harold@harrisonburgva.gov
Contact Info: Joseph Murray Consulting Arborist & Educator email@example.com
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Joe Murray
Other Nominators: Luanne Austin, Eddie Begoon, Lisa Batchelder