Thomasville, Georgia: The Big Oak - 328+ Years OldA long-lived tree that's much wiser than us -- smart enough to give itself a name that doesn't require yearly adjustments.
- E. Monroe St., Thomasville, GA
- North side of downtown, on the corner of N. Crawford and E. Monroe Sts. Follow the signs that have been placed on various streets in the town.
Visitor Tips and News About The Big Oak - 328+ Years Old
Located in the historic town of Thomasville, GA is a huge, live oak tree that is approximately 326 years old. Of course, this would make it a witness to the Revolutionary War! The tree is quite grand, has a 24 foot circumference and is so impressive that President Eisenhower personally took its photograph.
The town's historic commission has worked hard to preserve this wonderful witness to history![John Holmes, 04/02/2008]
Big old trees get applause simply for surviving the encroachment of civilization and the odd lightning bolt.