Nelson Byrd Woltz tapped to lead planning process for South Carolina’s Angel Oak Preserve

A handful of states are home to trees that can claim bona fide arboreal celebrity status, whether they’re very old, very tall, very photogenic, or have played an outsized role in American history. Massachusetts has the Endicott Pear Tree, Louisiana has the Seven Sisters Oak, Georgia has the Jackson Oak, and California has a veritable mini-forest of famous woody specimens. In South Carolina, the most well-known single tree is the Angel Oak, a majestic and positively massive southern live oak on Johns Island, Charleston County, that stands over 66 feet tall and measures 28 feet in circumference. In total, the shade produced by the mighty “Lowcountry Treasure”

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