A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
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The Big Oak

Submitted by on February 17, 2014 – 8:37 amNo Comment

georgia_thomasville_big-oakRoad Trips Gardeners check off trees the way birders check off species. Here’s one for your life list: the Big Oak in Thomasville, Georgia.

It started as an acorn about 1685, but these days it has a limb spread of about 165 feet and a trunk circumference of just over 26 feet.

Needless to say, it’s a “must see” in this southern Georgia city. You’ll find it on 2/3 of an acre at the corner of North Crawford and East Monroe streets in Thomasville.

When he visited decades ago, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower took a picture of the Big Oak. Check out some of more recent photos online.

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