A Remarkable black walnut

Tree Information
Common Name: black walnut
Scientific name: Juglans nigra
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This tree is known locally as the Mosby tree, named for the John S. Mosby, the Grey Ghost of Civil War fame, who operated in the area. It is also the fifth largest black walnut on record for Virginia in 2006. Eugene Scheel wrote an article about the tree in the Washington Post in 2006.
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Nominator: Jeff Kirwan
Location of Tree
County/City: Fauquier
Name of tree owner: James L. Young
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