A Remarkable cucumber magnolia

Tree Information
Common Name: cucumber magnolia
Scientific name: Magnolia acuminata
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: This is the largest cucumbertree in Virginia. Unlike the famous Civil War cucmbertree at Violet Bank Museum, this tree symbolizes peace and harmony. It is found on Main Street in Hamilton, VA, a Quaker-influenced community in western Loudoun County. The original name of Hamilton is Harmony. The town motto is "Living in harmony in Hamilton."
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Nominator: Bill and Vicki Gallant
Location of Tree
County/City: Loudoun
Name of tree owner: Bill and Vicki Gallant
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