Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Angel Oak Tree, Charleston, SC

The Angel Oak is believed to be over 1500 years old and is the oldest living thing in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. It is over 25 feet around the base and provides about 17,000 sq feet of shade to it's visitors. The longest limb is about 89 feet long and 11 feet around.


Mom said...

wow, that is big!.It would be fun to climb on. Mom

The Tilsons said...

I thought so too but there were signs that said no climbing and video surveillance so we refrained.