Tuesday I measured another 20 footer in Gulfport located
yards from the Gulf of Mexico next to a Beautiful Old Home
Katrina, but still standing. The elevation here is 20', but the
still got 4' of water. The Oak measured, CBH-20'3",
Spread-129',Height-69', making it the new #38 on our list.
|Skip and Carols Oak, 1828 Beach Dr., Gulfport,Ms. CBH-20’4”,Spread-129’ and Height-69’.
Yesterday I traveled west
about 10 miles to the city of Pass Christian. This is a quite,
Historical small town, with Hundreds of Larger Live Oaks and
homes. I read about a Large Live Oak here called the Meeting
Indians had a shell Midden here and it was a gathering place.
is located on Church St., approx., 1/4 mile from the Gulf, the
surge was around 30' in Pass Christian. The tree is undamaged,
CBH-27'10", Spread-120' and Height-60'. Making it the new#
8 on our
|The Meeting Oak in Pass Christian, CBH-27’10”, Spread-120’ and Height-60’.
Next, I drove around looking for 20 footers. I noticed many
would make it on the list. Looks like Pass Christian, per acre
most 20'+ trees on the Ms. Coast thus far. I plan to return when
more time to measure and photograph them, maybe Monday. Ed, I'll
some photos. Bob, there are Large Live Oaks everywhere here! I
40, 20'+, Live Oaks measured and Photographed. I'll send the