A Remarkable black oak

Tree Information
Common Name: black oak
Scientific name: Quercus velutina
Category: Unique tree
Notes: Don't know how old but about 24' by 100'+. Limb of black oak goes right through knot in white oak growing next to it. Was at one time next to school house. Children arriving on horseback reportedly would hammer a nail into the black oak trunk to have a place to tie their horses. This (also reportedly) discouraged harvest of the tree for timber, hence, survival. Circumference of the black oak is 21 feet.
Best time to photograph: any time
Nominator: Jane Louve
Location of Tree
County/City: Carroll
Name of tree owner: Davis/Jane Lauve
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