Alligator Oak in Conway, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rrrparker
N 33° 50.222 W 079° 02.842
17S E 680678 N 3745801
Alligator oak standing in the graveyard of First United Methodist Church in Conway South Carolina
Waymark Code: WM17GD3
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 02/17/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Its name comes from an unusual pattern on the bark of the most prominent limb branching to the right. By looking at the large round knot as an eye, an alligator's snout can be seem pointing down the main trunk of the tree. This is best viewed from Main Street right in front of the brick wall.
Genus/Species: Oak

Height: 94

Girth: 19

Method of obtaining height: Sighting along a 45 degree angle

Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source

Location type: Other public property

Age: 386

Historical significance: Not listed

Planter: Not listed

Website reference: Not listed

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Walk time: Not Listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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