A Remarkable live oak

Tree Information
Common Name: live oak
Scientific name: Quercus virginiana
Category: Historic tree
Notes: The Emancipation Oak, at Hampton University, Hampton, VA. is said to be the place where Booker T. Washington sat and studied while a student at Hampton Institute and to be the site where the Emancipation Proclamation was read to slaves in the Hampton area.
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Best time to photograph: summer, daytime
Nominator: Stephanie Sharpe Thomas
Location of Tree
County/City: Hampton
Name of tree owner: Hampton University
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