Tree Information

Common Name: white fir

Scientific Name: Abies concolor

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Database ID: 921

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 82 in.

Height: 77 ft.

Crown: 44 ft.

Points: 170

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Jon Rockett and Yvonne Rockett

Date First Measured: 2004

2022 update: The main stem appears to be in decline. However, a lower side branch is upturned and exhibits the characteristics of a competing main stem.
2012 update: 2012 measurements by Landon Webb: Circumference: 79". Height: 73'. Crown: 42'. Points: 163. Tree was nearly lost to construction of slave quarters reconstruction. Tree appears healthy. Height measurement from 2012 (82') was found to be erroneous after several years. During that time the tree was incorrectly recognized as the state champ.
2004 update: Measurements in 2004 were 73", 77', 34', 159 points.

Top: Landon Webb July 2012. Center & Bottom: Jon Rockett June 2022

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Orange

State Map

Land Owner: James Madison's Montpelier

GPS Coordinates: 38.2182, -78.16864

Directions: 2022 update: East of the South Yard slave buildings near the NW corner of the brick wall surrounding the horticulture plantings.
2012: South side of house, next to slave quarters reconstruction. Only the frames were constructed at time of measurements.

Owner Address: 11407 Constitution Highway

Montpelier Station, VA 22957

Owner Phone: 540-672-2728

Contact Information

Contact Name: Robert Myers

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-672-2728 ext 304

Contact Info: Robert Myers, Horticulturist


Original Nominator(s): Sandy Mudrinich, Mike Eckley, Adam Downing, David Carrr, Joe Murray

Additional Information

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