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Big Old Tree Contest Previous Winners

2003 Winners

White Ash
 
603 Barrywood Dr.

owner Richard Connors

nominator Richard Connors

127” circumference, 100’ high, 55’ crown spread

 

Catalpa
 
5528 Trousdale Dr.

owner Betty Fort

nominator Betty Fort

180” circumference, 100’ high, 50’ crown spread

 

Cherry
 
1012 Battery Lane

owner Hibbard Thatcher

nominator Hibbard Thatcher

156” circumference, 66’ high, 52’ crown spread

 

Cottonwood
 
2219 Pennington Bend

owner Ginger Anderson

nominator Ginger Anderson

176” circumference, 102’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Cottonwood
 
2219 Pennington Bend

owner Ginger Anderson

nominator Ginger Anderson

176” circumference, 102’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
920 Lawrence Ave.

owner Janice and Ernest Rodriguez

nominator Janice Rodriguez

163.5” circumference, 142’ high, 91” crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
1800 9th Ave. N.

owner Jones Paideia Magnet School/Metro Schools

nominator Dana and Lyle Currier

158” circumference, 75’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

American Holly
 
3941 Woodlawn Dr.

owner Cathy and Bob Sullivan

nominator Lyn James

73” circumference, 37’7” high, 36’ crown spread

 

American Holly
 
4915 Sewanee Rd.

owner Debbie and Larry Edmondson

nominator Debbie and Larry Edmondson

39” circumference, 40’ high, 17’ crown spread

 

Cucumber Magnolia
 
1112 Greenwood Ave.

owner Gina and Dan Farrar

nominator Gina and Dan Farrar

160” circumference, 100’ high, 45’ crown spread

 

Japanese Magnolia
 
2219 Pennington Bend

owner Ginger K. Anderson

nominator Ginger K. Anderson

36” circumference, 41’ high, 44’ crown spread

 

Sugar Maple
 
124 Brookfield Ave.

owner Mary and William O’Neil

nominator Mary and William O’Neil

126” circumference,103’ high, 51.6’ crown spread

 

Sugar Maple
 
3777 Nolensville Rd.

owner Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

nominator Tori Mason

107” circumference, 120’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Black Oak
 
1715 Green Hills Dr.

owner Beth and Mark Zinder

nominator Terry Katzman-Rosenblum

105” circumference, 130’ high, 145’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

owner Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

nominator Lyn James

140” circumference, 82’ high, 53’ crown spread

 

Pin Oak
 
4111 Dorman Dr.

owner Joan Jordan

nominator Joan Jordan

147” circumference, 105’ high, 105’ crown spread

 

Pin Oak
 
4120 Andrew Jackson Pkwy.,Hermitage

owner Phil Ponder

nominator Phil Ponder

90” circumference, 79’ high, 38’ crown spread

 

Pin Oak
 
4203 Farrar Ave.

owner Rebecca Hobbs and Frank Sciacqua

nominator Rebecca Hobbs

125” circumference, 55’ high, 58’ crown spread

 

Pin Oak
 
4120 Andrew Jackson Pkwy.,Hermitage

owner Phil Ponder

nominator Phil Ponder

90” circumference, 79’ high, 38’ crown spread

 

Scarlet Oak
 
700 Crescent Rd.

owner Dr. Sarah Howell

nominator Dr. Sarah Howell

133” circumference, 104’ high, 73’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
4915 Sewanee Rd.

owner Debbie and Larry Edmondson

nominator Debbie and Larry Edmondson

180” circumference, 75’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
David Lipscomb University

owner David Lipscomb University

nominator Shirley Townes

211” circumference, 75’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
12 Bridleway Trail

owner Carmen and Jeff Moseley

nominator the Moseley family

174” circumference, 155’6” high, 58.2’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
1244 School Lane

owner Shelly and Kevin Bullock

nominator Kevin Bullock

174” circumference, 96’ high, 76’6” crown spread

 

Osage Orange
 
Sevier Park, corner of 12th Ave. S. and Kirkwood Ave.

owner Metro Parks

nominator Bill Gould

132” circumference, 70’ high, 76’ crown spread

 

Yellow Poplar
 
5061 Kingsview Ct.

owner Tom Alsup

nominator Tom Alsup

156” circumference, 200’ high, 79’ crown spread

 

Sassafras
 
Radnor Lake State Natural Area, South Cove Loop Trail

owner State of Tennessee

nominator Richard Connors

93” circumference, 106’ high, 35’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
1605 Shackleford Rd.

owner Kathy and Don Jarrell

nominator Kathy Jarrell

186” circumference, 165’ high, 97.5’ crown spread

 

Japanese Zelkova
 
Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Unknown

57” circumference, 85’ high, 125’ crown spread


2002 Winners

American Beech
 
4307 Saundersville Rd., Old Hickory

owner Peter Kaul

nominator Peter Kaul

134.5“ circumference, 100‘ high, 50‘ crown spread 

 

American Elm
 
4307 Saundersville Rd., Old Hickory

owner Peter Kaul

nominator Peter Kaul

125.5“ circumference, 100‘ high, 80‘ crown spread

 

Siberian Elm
 
Bowling Ave., Whitworth Commons area by pond

owner Whitworth Homeowners Association, 

nominator Harvey and Catherine Sperling

135“ circumference, 84‘ high, 85‘ crown spread

 

Burford Holly
 
8600 River Rd. Pike

owner Chris and Neil Tyler

nominator Mrs. Victor Johnson

144“ circumference, 30‘ high, 19’6” crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
205 Ensworth Ave.

owner Anne Blake

nominator Cub Scout Den 10, Pack 221

173.5“ circumference, 101‘ high, 73‘ crown spread 

 

Northern Red Oak
 
Blackwood Dr., Hermitage, entrance to Larchwood Condominiums

owner Larchwood Condo Association 

nominator Barbara Boyd

190“ circumference, 75‘ high, 58‘ crown spread 

 

Shumard Oak
 
Harpeth Hills Golf Course at Club House

owner Metro Parks 

nominator Jill Smith, Warner Parks

217“ circumference, 86‘ high, 86‘ crown spread

 

Shumard Oak
 
4307 Saundersville Rd.

owner Peter Kaul

nominator Peter Kaul

186“ circumference, 85‘ high, 50‘ crown spread

 

American Sycamore
 
920 Woodmont Blvd.

owner Woodmont Terrace Apartments

nominator Shirley Towns

127“ circumference, 85‘ high, 80‘ crown spread


2001 Winners

American Basswood
 
Corner of Edgehill Ave. and 18th Ave. S.

owner Vanderbilt University Institute for Public Policy Studies

nominator Bill Gould

120” circumference, 100’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Beech
 
2703 Meadow Rose Dr.

owner Ada Ruth Kelly

nominator Ada Ruth Kelly

130” circumference, 103’6” high, 44’6” crown spread

 

Catalpa
 
1102 Virginia Ave., Ridgetop

owner Rebecca and David Mitchell

nominator Rebecca Mitchell

137” circumference, 100’ high, 54’ crown spread

 

Red Cedar
 
Chickering/Page Rd. entrance to Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Clint Neel

123” circumference, 80’ high, 21’6” crown spread

 

Ginkgo
 
112 Clifton Ct., Old Hickory

owner H.S. Stinson

nominator Marie Stinson

79” circumference, 55’ high, 45’ crown spread

 

Ginkgo
 
1240 Second Ave. S.

owner Unknown

nominator Shirley Towns

107” circumference, 80’ high, 103’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
1716 Ashwood Ave.

owner Kathy and Allen Kohnhorst

nominator Kathy Sigler Kohnhorst

106” circumference, 76’6” high, 63’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
2206 Grantland Ave.

owner Bob Hinkel and Jane Boram

nominator Jane Boram

168” circumference, 75’ high, 95’ crown spread

 

American Hornbeam
 
Ellington Agricultural Center, Hogan Rd.

owner State of Tennessee Department of Agriculture

nominator Larry Maxwell

73” circumference, 46’ high, 130’ crown spread

 

Southern Magnolia
 
1100 Demonbreun St.

owner Armistead Barkley Inc.

nominator Bill Gould

94” circumference, 60’ high, 43’ crown spread

 

Black Oak
 
84 Hermitage Ave.

owner Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County Medical Examiner & Forensic Sciences Center

nominator Bill Gould

176” circumference, 90’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
405 Jackson Blvd.

owner Dr. and Mrs. Michael Lewis

nominator Mrs. James (Cecy) Reed

150” circumference, 180’ high, 48’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
3801 Hobbs Rd.

owner Harpeth Hall School

nominator George Cate Jr.

128” circumference, 70’ high, 68’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
4001 Sunnybrook Dr.

owner George Cate Jr.

nominator Unknown

150” circumference, 78’ high, 73’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
3801 Hobbs Rd.

owner Harpeth Hall School

nominator George Cate Jr.

142” circumference, 80’ high, 75’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
3606 Bellwood Dr.

owner Anne Thompson

nominator Dana Moore

158” circumference, 102’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
Sullivan Hollow Rd.

owner Mary-Margarette Jordan and Allison Shaw

nominator Mary-Margarette Jordan

186.8” circumference, 70’ high, 106’ crown spread

 

Northern Red Oak
 
1101 Lynnwood Blvd.

owner Pat Roe

nominator Nominated/Pat Roe

180” circumference, 107’ high, 82’ crown spread

 

Shumard Oak
 
2400 Crestmoor Dr.

owner Susan Harris

nominator Dawn Roten

186” circumference, 90’ high, 43’9” crown spread

 

Shumard Oak
 
2557 Greer Rd., Goodlettsville

owner Bill Barron

nominator Nominated/Bill Barron

190” circumference, 70’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
1001 Lebanon Pike

owner Catholic Diocese of Nashville

nominator Bill Gould

175” circumference, 90’ high, 75’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
915 Massman Dr.

owner Stephen McRedmond

nominator Nominated/Stephen McRedmond

144” circumference, 85’ high, 89’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
915 Massman Dr.

owner Stephen McRedmond

nominator Stephen McRedmond

175” circumference, 76’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
2433 Rychen Dr.

owner Thomas Reilly

nominator Thomas Reilly

121” circumference, 124’ high, 65’ crown spread

 

Osage Orange
 
3630 Knollwood Rd.

owner Mary Hawkins

nominator Mary J. Hawkins; Caroline, Charlie & Eliza Hawkins; and Paul Berry Jr.

204” circumference, 90’ high, 50’ crown sprea

 

White Pine
 
2413 Bellevue Manor Dr.

owner David Reeder

nominator David Reeder

91” circumference, 85’ high, 37’8” crown spread

 

Tulip Poplar
 
5755 Clarksville Hwy.

owner Joseph Colorigh

nominator Clint Neel

126” circumference, 110’ high, 63’6” crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
1050 Tyne Blvd.

owner J. P. Lowe

nominator Bill Strunk

147” circumference, 94’ high, 124’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
4578 Little Marrowbone Rd.

owner L. F. West

nominator L. F. West

171” circumference, 150’ high, 95’ crown spread


2000 Winners

Atlas Cedar
 
2400 Sterling Rd.

owner Teri and Alan Cohen

nominator Teri and Alan Cohen

100” circumference, 90’ high, 45’ crown spread

 

Elm
 
200 Butler Lane

owner John T. Butler

nominator John T. Butler

151” circumference, 75’ high, 40’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
307 Peachtree St.

owner Alicia Ackerson and Jim Ridley

nominator Alicia Ackerson and Jim Ridley

148” circumference, 70’ high, 30 to 40’ crown spread

 

Black Gum
 
Bordeaux Hospital, 1414 County Hospital Rd.

owner Metropolitan Nashville

nominator Nathaniel Mann 

124” circumference, 83’ high, 61’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
3710 Westbrook Ave.

owner Steve Sirls

nominator Steve Sirls

185” circumference, 70’ high, 75’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
Richland Country Club Golf Course, 200 yards from intersection of Granny White Pike and One Club Lane

owner Richland Country Club

nominator Bill Gould 

172” circumference, 75’ high, 93’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
5514 Kelly Rd.

owner Barbara Kelly

nominator Bill Gould 

180” circumference, 115’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
4909 Salem Dr.

owner Kathleen Crunk

nominator Kathleen Crunk

158” circumference, 75’ high, 90’ crown spread 

 

Shumard Oak
 
8276 Collins Rd.

owner Terry O’Rourke

nominator Terry O’Rourke

96” circumference, 115’ high, 102’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
4505 Harding Rd.

owner Jane Eskind

nominator Jane R. Sights

186” circumference, 135’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

Willow Oak
 
1117 19th Ave. S.

owner Bill Wilkerson Center

nominator Scott Ashley

162” circumference, 120’ high, 73’ 6” crown spread


1999 Winners

Ash
 
7240 Magnolia Hills Drive 

owner Pam and Mike Larson 

nominator Pam and Mike Larson 

165” circumference, 120’ high, 110’ crown spread 

 

Beech
 
5032 Stillwood Drive 

owner Marjorie Wyatt 

nominator Marjorie Wyatt 

138” circumference, 178’ high, 26’6” crown spread 

 

Deodar Cedar
 
Travellers Rest, 636 Farrell Pkwy. 

owner Colonial Dames of America 

nominator Leslie Keller and Mary Nell Snoddy 

93” circumference, 100’ high, 20’ crown spread 

 

Black Cherry
 
1511 Wendell Avenue 

owner Andrea Shea 

nominator Andrea Shea 

144” circumference, 111’ high, 28’6” crown spread

 

Dogwood
 
Tulip Grove Road 

owner David Parker and Frank Batson 

nominator Shain Denison and Phil Ponder 

66” circumference, 42’ high, 37’ crown spread 

 

Elm
 
484 Saddle Drive 

owner Robbie Flint 

nominator Robbie Flint 

94” circumference, 173’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
1103 16th Avenue S. 

owner Tip Top Entertainment 

nominator Bill Gould 

111” circumference, 90’ high, 70’ crown spread 

 

Gingko
 
112 Clifton Court 

owner Nominated/owned by Marie Stinson 

nominator Nominated/owned by Marie Stinson 

77” circumference, 80’6” high, 33’6” crown spread 

 

Hackberry
 
66 Vaughns Gap Road 

owner Cemele and Woody Richardson 

nominator Cemele and Woody Richardson 

167” circumference, 90’ high, 23’ crown spread 

 

Hackberry 
 
2505 Miami Avenue

owner Carolyn and Bob McClain

nominator Price Jones

111” circumference, height NA, crown spread NA

 

Red Maple
 
2300 Elliott Avenue 

owner Thomas Summers 

nominator Thomas Summers 

40” circumference, 45’ high, 60’ crown spread 

 

Bur Oak
 
Centennial Park • Site of High Tree Party

owner Metro Parks 

nominator James Fyke 

169” circumference, 90’ high, 110’ crown spread 

 

Bur Oak
 
5015 Harding Pike

owner The Temple 

nominator Sharon Bell and Bill Gould 

192” circumference, 70’ high, 72’ crown spread 

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
10 Goldstone Court 

owner Four Squared Corporation 

nominator Sharon Bell and Fred Zimmerman 

144” circumference, 127’ high, 92’ crown spread 

 

Northern Red Oak
 
6631 Holt Road 

owner Beth A. Casey 

nominator Beth A. Casey 

210” circumference, height NA, crown spread NA 

 

Red Oak
 
1904 Wedgewood Avenue 

owner National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences 

nominator Bill Gould 

132” circumference, 127’ high, 90’ crown spread 

 

White Oak
 
484 Saddle Drive 

owner Robbie Flint 

nominator Robbie Flint 

170” circumference, 80’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
5504 Kelly Road 

owner Connie and Bill Hill 

nominator Nancy Brittle 

172” circumference, 95’ high, 55’6” crown spread 

 

White Oak
 
Pecan Valley Road 

owner James Johnson 

nominator Lucas Routh 

121” circumference, 65’ high, 40’ crown spread 

 

White Oak
 
2659 Morgan Road, right of way 

owner Metropolitan Nashville 

nominator Laurie and Kenny Peek 

160” circumference, 82’ high, 66’ crown spread 

 

White Oak
 
2830 Sugartree Road 

owner Leslie Page 

nominator Leslie Page 

125” circumference, 125’ high, 93’ crown spread 

 

White Oak 
 
1705 Green Hills Drive 

owner Deb Rogers Holloway 

nominator Leslie Page 

168” circumference, 42’ high, 60’ crown spread 

 

White Pine
 
5908 O’Brien Avenue 

owner Oma Summers 

nominator Glenda Horton 

102” circumference, 126’6” high, crown spread NA

 

Tulip Poplar
 
6231 Hillsboro Pike 

owner Betty Brown 

nominator Betty Brown 

151” circumference, 75’ high, 64’ crown spread 

 

Sassafras
 
6231 Hillsboro Pike 

owner Betty Brown 

nominator Betty Brown 

84” circumference, 40’ high, 54’ crown spread 

 

Sycamore
 
3601 Woodmont Lane 

owner Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Reeves 

nominator Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Reeves 

210” circumference, 100’ high, 40’ crown spread


1998 Winners

Yellow Buckeye
 
Percy Warner Park, 3 Knobs Area 

owner Metro Parks 

nominator Rob Brown and Lee Patrick 

121” circumference, 70’9” high, 36’ crown spread

 

Catalpa
 
2908 Snowden Street 

owner Drive John W. Charping 

nominator Drive John W. Charping 

240” circumference, 70’ high, 120’ crown spread 

 

Red Cedar
 
1809 Stonehaven Court 

owner Sherry Woodman 

nominator Sherry Woodman 

50” circumference, 100’ high, crown spread NA

 

Wild Black Cherry
 
Percy Warner Park 

owner Bob Parrish and Lee Patrick 

nominator Metro Parks 

133” circumference, 81’ high, 77’ crown spread 

 

American Chestnut
 
5228 Eaton’s Creek 

owner Glenn Christman 

nominator Glenn Christman 

38” circumference, 65’ high, 50’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
404 Ellendale Avenue 

owner Paul Latour 

nominator Paul Latour 

131” circumference, 178’ high, 109’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
1716 Warfield Drive 

owner Steve Mitchell and Julie Kornman 

nominator Steve Mitchell and Julie Kornman 

141” circumference, 71’ high, 70’ crown spread 

 

Red Mulberry
 
602 Lynwood Blvd. 

owner Dan Crowe 

nominator Dan Crowe 

108” circumference, 21’ high, 50’ crown spread 

 

White Oak
 
Shelby Park, behind Community Center • Site of High Tree Party; felled by tornado in 1999 

owner Metro Parks 

nominator Jill Smith 

180” circumference, 121’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Osage Orange
 
4309 Belmont Park Terrace

owner Karen and Ted Dromer 

nominator Karen and Ted Dromer 

162” circumference, 136’ high, 74’ crown spread 

 

White Pine
 
1900 Fatherland Street

owner Mark Brown

nominator Kenneth W. Holt

93” circumference, 100’ high, crown spread NA


1997 Winners

Cedar of Lebanon
 
Isaac Litton Park

owner Metropolitan Nashville

nominator Randy Allen

85” circumference, 65’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
Church of Christ, corner of Wedgewood and Acklen Ave.

owner Church of Christ

nominator Randy Allen

146” circumference, 50’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
Littlejohn Engineering, 1935 21st Ave. S.

owner Jim Littlejohn

nominator Randy Allen

150” circumference, 65’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

European Hornbeam
 
Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel, 2100 West End

owner Vanderbilt Plaza

nominator Randy Allen

35” circumference, 37’ high, 21’ crown spread

 

Magnolia
 
Nashville Wildlife Park at Grassmere, Croft House, 3777 Nolensville Road

owner Nashville Wildlife Park at Grassmere

nominator Nashville Wildlife Park at Grassmere

87.5” circumference, 61’ high, 32’6” crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
3900 Brick Church Pike

owner Sheryl Miller

nominator Randy Allen

198” circumference, 90’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
4321 Lealand Lane

owner Somer and Sandra Ellis

nominator Somer and Sandra Ellis

187” circumference, 75’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
2433 Eastland Ave.

owner Linton O’Brien

nominator Linton O’Brien

156” circumference, 100’ high, 31’3” crown spread

 

Northern Red Oak
 
402 Rayon Drive, Old Hickory

owner George W. Banks

nominator George W. Banks

427” circumference, 150’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

White Oak 
 
4409 Franklin Road

owner Stacy Thompson

nominator Stacy Thompson

276” circumference, 117‘ high, 100’ crown spread

 

Willow Oak
 
Ocean Way Studio, 1202 17th Ave. S. • Site of High Tree Party

owner Gary Belz and Allen Sides

nominator Bill Gould

130” circumference, 75’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

Bolleana Poplar
 
1409 Bain Drive

owner Jamie Taymon

nominator Randy Allen

38” circumference, 45’ high, 17’ crown spread

 

Simon Poplar
 
400 Due West Ave.

owner Ora Blankenship

nominator Randy Allen

48” circumference, 60’ high, 32’ crown spread

 

Tulip Poplar
 
4409 Franklin Road

owner Stacy Thompson

nominator Stacy Thompson

Measurements NA

 

Sycamore
 
Jim Reeves Museum, 1023 Joyce Lane

owner Jim Reeves Museum

nominator Randy Allen

145” circumference, 95’ high, 75’ crown spread


1996 Winners

Beech
 
Granbery Park, behind Granbery Elementary School, 5501 Hill Road • Site of High Tree Party

owner Metro Parks

nominator Granbery Elementary

165” circumference, 98’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Horse Chestnut
 
2306 Golf Club Lane

owner Steven and Kate Ezell

nominator Kim Hawkins

Measurements NA

 

Cottonwood
 
6049 Cloverland Drive

owner Katherine R. Working

nominator Katherine R. Working

145” circumference, 126’ high, 57’ crown spread

 

Gingko
 
2306 Golf Club Lane

owner Steven and Kate Ezell

nominator Kim Hawkins

Measurements NA

 

Hackberry
 
1008 Battery Lane

owner Louise Miles and Nellie Killebrew

nominator Hibbard Thatcher

188” circumference, 61’ high, 58’10” crown spread

 

Southern Magnolia
 
1830 Welcome Lane

owner Jackie Glenn

nominator Hawkins Partners, Inc.

Measurements NA

 

Sugar Maple
 
1830 Welcome Lane

owner Jackie Glenn

nominator Hawkins Partners, Inc.

Measurements NA

 

Bur Oak
 
101 Bellevue Drive S.

owner Philip Karpos

nominator Philip Karpos

206” circumference, 99’ high, 100’ crown spread

 

Overcup Oak
 
Timber Lane entrance to Regency Park condominiums

owner Regency Park condominiums

nominator Alf Adams

176” circumference, 90’ high, 74’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
4118 Twin Oaks Lane

owner Lissa and Gary Hale

nominator Lissa and Gary Hale

116” circumference, 86’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

Pecan
 
1616 Sumner Street

owner Marshall G. Smith

nominator Marshall G. Smith

68.5” circumference, 85’ high, 52’ crown spread

 

Dawn Redwood
 
Ellington Agricultural Center, Hogan Road

owner Randy Allen 

nominator State of Tennessee

115” circumference, 90’ high, 48’ crown spread


1995 Winners

White Ash
 
602 Lynwood Blvd.

owner Jean Crowe

nominator Jean Crowe

188” circumference, 90’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

White Ash 
 
4400 Granny White Pike

owner Anne Robinson

nominator Anne Robinson

163” circumference, 90’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Box Elder 
 
605 Skyview Drive

owner David Withers

nominator David Withers

79” circumference, 76’ high, 47’6” crown spread

 

Black Cherry 
 
3801 Woodmont Lane

owner Nicki Pendleton Wood

nominator Nicki Pendleton Wood

108” circumference, 117’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

American Chestnut
 
1007 Stonewall Drive

owner William W. Howell

nominator William W. Howell

38” circumference, 47’ high, 40’ crown spread

 

Eastern Cottonwood
 
7th Ave. North alley and Madison Street

owner Dede Wallace Center

nominator Berdelle Campbell

123” circumference, 91’ high, 73’ crown spread

 

American Elm 
 
1617 Holly Street

owner R. Lynn Taylor and Delores Delvin

nominator R. Lynn Taylor

167” circumference, 116’ high, 77’9” crown spread

 

American Elm 
 
1800 Otter Creek Road

owner Edith Bowen Bierman

nominator Edith Bowen Bierman

140” circumference, 90’ high, 87’ crown spread

 

Ginkgo
 
112 Clifton Court, Old Hickory

owner Henry S. and Marie Stinson

nominator Marie Stinson


60” circumference, 48’ high, 21’ crown spread

 

Hackberry 
625 Benton Ave.


owner Metro Development and Housing Authority
nominator Carl Pitchford

168” circumference, 65’ high, 100’ crown spread

 


Hackberry 
Mill Creek Graveyard, Dodge and Old Glenrose Ave.

owner Mill Creek Baptist Church Graveyard Association

nominator Amelia W. Edwards

135” circumference, 116’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Southern Magnolia 
 
3900 West End Ave. • Site of High Tree Party

owner Westminster Presbyterian Church

nominator Kim Hawkins

126” circumference, 92’ high, 52’ crown spread

 

Black Oak 
 
2021 Castleman Drive

owner David M. Swanger

nominator David M. Swanger

98” circumference, 82’ high, 48’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak 
 
717 Baxter Lane

owner JoAnn Trotter

nominator Randy Ellis

183” circumference, 97’ high, 104’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
4505 Beacon Drive

owner Mr. and Mrs. Walter Heckman

nominator Ellen Heckman Goodwin

156” circumference, 123’ high, 55’ crown spread

 

Chestnut Oak 
 
4204 Hood Ave.

owner John and Edythe Connelly

nominator John and Edythe Connelly

132” circumference, 70’ high, 50’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
928 Caldwell Lane

owner T.C. Taylor

nominator T.C. Taylor

288” circumference, 64’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

Northern Red Oak 
 
888 Lakemont Drive

owner Tamara Bay Williams

nominator Martha H. McMordie

186” circumference, 90’ high, 78’ crown spread

 

Pin Oak
 
701 Tobylynn Drive

owner Mike Taylor

nominator Olivia Taylor

132” circumference, 73’ high, 46’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
320 Burgundy Hill Trl.

owner Jerry and Nicole Herndon

nominator Nicole Herndon

240” circumference, 160’ high, 108’ crown spread

 

Red Oak 
 
1008 Beech Bend Drive

owner David Guenther

nominator David Guenther

174” circumference, 108’ high, 55’ crown spread

 

Scarlet Oak 
 
110 E. Marthana Road

owner David R. Scutt

nominator David and Polly Scutt

144” circumference, 60’ high, 75’ crown spread

 

Shingle Oak 
 
End of Tiffany Drive, then angle right 200 yards toward river

owner Merchasson Trust

nominator Kim Hawkins and Florence Hill

199” circumference, 99’ high, 115’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
5124 Grand Oak Way

owner Joyce Armour

nominator Joyce Armour

192” circumference, 130’ high, 100’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
2410 White Ave.

owner Dede Wallace Institute

nominator Mark Wedel

186” circumference, 120’ high, 42’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
5025 Stillwood Drive

owner Kim and Marc Sullivan

nominator Kim and Marc Sullivan

220” circumference, 90’ high, 53’ crown spread

 

Osage Orange 
 
3622 Knollwood Drive

owner Howard and Patricia Jones

nominator Howard and Patricia Jones

180” circumference, 60’ high, 66’ crown spread

 

Pecan
 
4107 Wallace Lane

owner Celia M. Gulbenk

nominator Celia M. Gulbenk

62” circumference, 102’6” high, 51’ crown spread

 

Dawn Redwood 
 
4321 Chickering Lane

owner Ben and Gertrude Caldwell

nominator Ben Caldwell

57” circumference, 62’ high, 21’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
206 Jackson Blvd.

owner Mary Rolando and Philip Miller

nominator Kim Hawkins

148” circumference, 160’ high, 103’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
931 Hitt Lane, Goodlettsville

owner Jack and Donna Stephens

nominator Jack and Donna Stephens

138” circumference, 114’ high, 74’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
806 Glen Leven Drive

owner William B. Ralph Jr.

nominator William B. Ralph Jr.

118” circumference, 80’ high, 55’ crown spread

 

Black Walnut 
 
112 Clydelan Court

owner Donald E. Pearson

nominator Donald E. Pearson

140” circumference, 110’ high, 30’ crown spread

 

European Beech 
 
Granbery Elementary School, 5501 Hill Road

owner Metro Nashville

nominator Granbery Elementary School

153” circumference, 105’ high, 83’ crown spread

 

Ginkgo 
 
Cora Howe Elementary School, 1928 Greenwood Ave.


owner Metro Nashville 

nominator Cora Howe Elementary School

132” circumference, 90’ high, 46’6” crown spread

 

Chestnut Oak 
 
Brookmeade Elementary School, 1015 Davidson Road

owner Metro Nashville 

nominator Brookmeade Elementary School 

228” circumference, 154’ high, 65’ crown spread


1994 Winners

White Basswood
 
Granbery Park, 5501 Hill Road

owner Metro Parks

nominator Fourth Grade Students, Granbery Elementary

118” circumference, 93’ high, 72’ crown spread

 

Beech
 
Granbery Park, 5501 Hill Road

owner Metro Parks

nominator Fourth Grade Students, Granbery Elementary

161.5” circumference, 110’ high, 55’ 6” crown spread

 

Southern Catalpa
 
3503 Richland Ave.

owner Buddy Koonce

nominator Buddy Koonce

110” circumference, 110’ high, 40’ crown spread

 

Red Cedar
 
304 Cross Timbers Drive

owner Andrew, Chari, Corie and Beth Stewart

nominator Andrew, Chari, Corie and Beth Stewart

96” circumference, 40’ high, 25’ crown spread

 

Black Cherry
 
7640 Buffalo Road

owner Mr. and Mrs. Jim McFarlin

nominator Mr. and Mrs. Jim McFarlin

107” circumference, 120’ high, 59’ 6” crown spread

 

American Elm
 
81 Jones Cir., Old Hickory, TN

owner Betty A. Sanders

nominator Betty A. Sanders

60” circumference, 84’ high, 36’ crown spread

 

Ginkgo
 
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 4 Music Square E. • Site of High Tree Party

owner Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 

nominator George Cate

118” circumference, 60’ high, 72’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
136 Rains Ave.

owner Rains Ave. Christian Care Center

nominator Camille Brosky

160” circumference, 80’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Pig Nut Hickory
 
2305 Lebanon Road

owner Donelson Presbyterian Church

nominator Carol Batey

130” circumference, 70’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

White Mulberry
 
1248 Dickerson Road

owner Thomas Farmer

nominator Mark Hackney

193” circumference, 51’ high, 69’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
5916 Hillsboro Road

owner David Greene

nominator David Greene

192” circumference, 100’ high, 96’ crown spread

 

Chestnut Oak
 
Clifton Lane and Granny White Pike

owner Metro Nashville

nominator Miss Margaret Warden

192” circumference, 85’ high, 91’ crown spread

 

Northern Red Oak
 
405 Powder Mill Road

owner Mr. and Mrs. Richard Isaacs

nominator D.G. Bowers Jr.

164.5” circumference, 90’ high, 58’ crown spread

 

Swamp White Oak
 
Courtyard of Divinity School of Vanderbilt University

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mark Hackney

109” circumference, 81’ high, 58’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
926 Van Leer Drive

owner John A. Webber

nominator John A. Webber

185” circumference, 96’ high, 79’ crown spread

 

White Pine
 
110 Belle Meade Blvd.

owner Mrs. Bert Parrish Jr.

nominator Mrs. Bert Parrish Jr.

116” circumference, 70’ high, 50’ crown spread

 

Wildgoose Plum
 
818 Old HIckory Blvd.

owner Josie Hall

nominator Mark Hackney

30” circumference, 35’ high, 17’ crown spread

 

Redbud
 
1014 Battlefield Drive

owner Suzanne Ward

nominator Suzanne Ward

110” circumference, 35’ high, 32’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
5144 N. Stanford Drive

owner Dr. and Mrs. James Ellis

nominator Dr. and Mrs. James Ellis

164” circumference, 112’ high, 41’ crown spread

 

Black Walnut
 
1105 Stonewall Drive

owner Joan and Lloyd Armour

nominator Joan and Lloyd Armour

102” circumference, 55’ high, 76’ 6” crown spread

 

White Oak
 
6397 Pettus Road

owner Benjamin F. Hill Jr.

nominator Harold Gammon

165” circumference, 87’ high, 68’ crown spread


1993 Winners

Blue Ash
 
Woods behind 3706 Whites Creek Pike

owner C.O. Sisk

nominator Mark S. Hackney

79” circumference, 41’ high, 30’ crown spread

 

Green Ash
 
1038 Tyne Blvd.

owner Joe D. Crumpacker

nominator Joe D. Crumpacker

106” circumference, 80’ high, 45’ crown spread

 

White Ash
 
1038 Tyne Blvd.

owner Joe D. Crumpacker

nominator Joe D. Crumpacker

136” circumference, 97’ high, 55’ crown spread

 

Cedar
 
7640 Buffalo Road

owner Mrs. Jim McFarlin

nominator Mrs. Jim McFarlin

105” circumference, 45’ high, 30’ crown spread

 

Atlas Cedar
 
Gallatin Road near Isaac Litton School

owner Metro Nashville and Davidson County Board of Education

nominator Mark S. Hackney

80” circumference, 52’ high, 55’ crown spread

 

Crab Apple
 
411 Rosebank Ave.

owner Shirley Ridings

nominator Mark S. Hackney

75” circumference, 30’ high, 39’ crown spread

 

Bald Cypress
 
Jubilee Hall, Fisk University • Site of High Tree Party

owner Fisk University

nominator George Cate Jr.

82” circumference, 100’ high, 40’ crown spread

 

American Elm
 
Hunter’s Hill Farm

owner Karen G. Roecker

nominator Karen G. Roecker

168” circumference, 96’ high, 100’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
710 Burns Drive

owner Willard E. Schnell

nominator Willard E. Schnell

177.5” circumference, 75’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

Linden
 
3501 Central Ave.

owner Concordia Lutheran Church

nominator Walter Jowers

134” circumference, 80’ high, 65’ crown spread

 

Sugar Maple
 
834 Brentview Drive

owner Drive and Mrs. John Huff

nominator Drive and Mrs. John Huff

120” circumference, 70’ high, 52’ crown spread

 

Paper Mulberry
 
2800 Eastland Ave.

owner Bernie Riley

nominator Mark S. Hackney

86” circumference, 31’ high, 38’ crown spread

 

Black Oak
 
Lebanon Road near Spence Lane

owner Jennie B. Peek

nominator Mark S. Hackney

229” circumference, 82’ high, 114’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
304 W. Bellevue Drive

owner Jane Entrekin

nominator Jane Entrekin

228” circumference, 90’ high, 90’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
4415 Harding Place.

owner Ruth and Robert J. Warner Jr.

nominator Ruth and Robert J. Warner Jr.

173” circumference, 105’ high, 75.5’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
230 Lauderdale Road

owner Lydia Howorth

nominator Lydia Howorth

172” circumference, 80’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

Northern Red Oak
 
612 Barrywood Drive

owner Jim Cuzzort

nominator Jim Cuzzort

165” circumference, 90’ high, 59’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
803 Fatherland Street

owner Alice Forrester

nominator Alice Forrester

162” circumference, 100’ high, 100’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
1360 Murfreesboro Road

owner Arlington United Methodist Church

nominator Elmer and Rena Wright

160” circumference, 139’ high, 88’ crown spread

 

Shingle Oak
 
Old City Cemetery

owner Metro Nashville and Davidson County Historical Commission

nominator Mark S. Hackney

176” circumference, 52’ high, 48’ crown spread

 

Swamp White Oak
 
2219 Neely’s Bend Road

owner Michele and Joe Willis

nominator Michele and Joe Willis

248” circumference, 94’ high, 105’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
Spence Lane near Murfreesboro Road

owner Mark Gingles

nominator Mark Gingles

240” circumference, 60’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Osage Orange
 
1004 Maxwell Ave.

owner Robert w. Cox

nominator Robert w. Cox

Measurements NA

 

Persimmon
 
4216 Estes Road

owner Drive and Mrs. william Whetsell

nominator George Cate

72” circumference, 96’ high, 40’ crown spread

 

Longleaf Pine
 
2322 Carter Ave.

owner Andrew T. Napier

nominator Mark S. Hackney

56” circumference, 50’ high, 31’ crown spread

 

Tulip Poplar
 
Robin Road at Winston Place

owner May Dell Carney

nominator Lindsay and Katie Smith

178” circumference, 100’ high, 82’ crown spread

 

Tulip Poplar
 
1306 Chickering Road

owner Mrs. Lem Stevens Jr.

nominator Mrs. Lem Stevens Jr.

187” circumference, 137’ high, 79.5’ crown spread

 

Eastern Redbud
 
1404 Preston Drive

owner Daniel Lea

nominator Mark S. Hackney

98” circumference, 26’ high, 44’ crown spread

 

Royal Paulonia
 
1630 Springfield Pike

owner Isabelle Kemper

nominator Isabelle Kemper

180” circumference, 36’ high, 5’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
1050 Tyne Blvd.

owner Joe D. Crumpacker

nominator Drive William Scott Jr.

139” circumference, 95’ high, 110’ crown spread

 

Walnut
 
1038 Tyne Blvd.

owner Joe D. Crumpacker

nominator Joe D. Crumpacker

93” circumference, 85’ high, 45’ crown spread


1992 Winners

Eastern Red Cedar
 
3707 Whites Creek Pike, woods

owner Robert Cassidy 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

92" circumference, 60’, high, 60’ crown spread

 

Bald Cypress
 
Northeast corner of 5th Ave. N. and Van Buren Street 

owner Werthan Packaging Incorporated 

nominator Berdelle and Ernest Campbell 

112" circumference, 95’ high, 36’ crown spread

 

Elm
 
4701 Utah Ave. 

owner Elaine Hackerman 

nominator Elaine Hackerman 

98" circumference, 84’ high, 96’ crown spread

 

Gingko
 
1307 Sixth Ave. N. 

owner Glenmary Home Missioners 

nominator Berdelle Campbell 

136" circumference, 75’ high, 65’ crown spread 

 

Hackberry
 
308 Moss Trl., Goodlettsville 

owner Frank D. Sheppard 

nominator Frank D. Sheppard 

151" circumference, 112’ high, 117’ crown spread 

 

Shagbark Hickory
 
Cornelia Fort Airport, woods

owner E. W. Colbert 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

90" circumference, 94’ high, 65’ crown spread

 

Japanese Magnolia 
 
1349 Stratford Ave. 

owner George Bretz 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

66" circumference, 35’ high, 33’ crown spread 

 

American White Oak
 
3848 Old Clarksville Hwy, Joelton 

owner Gwyne D. Ellis 

nominator Gwyne D. Ellis 

168" circumference, 146’ high, 240’ crown spread 

 

Black Oak
 
West side of Highway 70S, .1 mile of Cheatham County Line 

owner Arthur B. Asbury Jr. 

nominator Arthur B. Asbury Jr. 

112" circumference, 140’ high, 45’ crown spread 

 

Bur Oak
 
913 Van Leer Drive 

owner W. A. Noblitt 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

200" circumference, 87’ high, 92’ crown spread 

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
909 Van Leer Drive 

owner Becky Freeman 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

184" circumference, 66’ high, 71’ crown spread

 

Laurel Oak
 
2307 Golf Club Lane 

owner Warren D. Smith 

nominator Warren D. Smith 

96" circumference, 64’ high, 49’ crown spread 

 

Red Oak
 
1038 Tyne Blvd. 

owner Joe D. Crumpacker 

nominator Joe D. Crumpacker 

200" circumference, 111’ high, 118’ crown spread 

 

Shumard Oak
 
Moore Middle School, 4425 Granny White Pike • Site of High Tree Party

owner Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools 

nominator Karen Kerce’s Science Classes 

205" circumference, 80’ high, 81’ crown spread 

 

Swamp White oak
 
618 Paces Ferry 

owner Cathy and Fred Green 

nominator Cathy and Fred Green 

156" circumference, 76’ high, 105’ crown spread

 

Pecan
 
5321 Lickton Pike 

owner Thelma A. Cummings 

nominator Thelma A. Cummings 

160" circumference, 150’ high, 162’ crown spread

 

Eastern Redbud
 
1509 Harding Place 

owner Joan Nadeau 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

111" circumference, 26’ high, 32’ crown spread

 

Sycamore
 
2000 Earlington Drive 

owner Harry E. Stratton 

nominator Harry E. Stratton 

Twin trunks 81” and 87" circumference, 109’ high, 99’ crown spread 

 

Tulip Tree
 
Tiffany Drive, woods, north of dead end 

owner Gay Hurt 

nominator Mark S. Hackney 

150" circumference, 94’ high, 70’ crown spread


1991 Winners

Eastern Red Cedar
 
3811 Whites Creek Pike, in the woods

owner Raymond G. Ray Sr.

nominator Mark S. Hackney

84” circumference, 68’ high, 23’ crown spread

 

Cottonwood
 
803 Lynwood Blvd. 

owner Harold Oliphant 

nominator Mark S. Hackney

188” circumference, 84’ high, 65’ crown spread 

 

Bald Cypress
 
2203 Carter Ave.

owner Ruby M. Smith 

nominator Mark S. Hackney

84” circumference, 88’ high, 37’ crown spread 

 

American Elm
 
End of Glendale School Driveway and Melville Drive 

owner Glendale School

nominator Anne Oachipinti

108” circumference, 84’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Shagbark Hickory
 
Cornelia Fort Airport property, in woods, near the river 

owner E.W. Colbert

nominator Mark S. Hackney

88” circumference, 99’ high, 48’ crown spread 

 

Shellbark Hickory
 
Cornelia Fort Airport property, in woods, near the river

owner E.W. Colbert

nominator Mark S. Hackney

84” circumference, 102’ high, 58’ crown spread

 

American Hornbeam 
 
Tiffany Drive, in woods approximately 300 yards south 

owner Nashville Bank and Trust Co.

nominator Mark S. Hackney

24” circumference, 40’ high, 26’ crown spread

 

Tulip-tree Magnolia
 
1106 Riverwood Drive

owner Ann Woolwine

nominator Mark S. Hackney

112” circumference, 29’ high, 42’ crown spread

 

Silver Maple
 
On river bank, southeast of Longfield Ave. 

owner Nashville Bank and Trust Co.

nominator Mark S. Hackney

179” circumference, 81’ high, 65’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
Grounds of First Presbyterian Church by entrance to Oak Hill School • Site of High Tree Party

owner First Presbyterian Church

nominator Mrs. Norma Cowell’s Second Grade Class

168” circumference, 100’ high, 58’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
Forest Grove Cemetery, Whites Creek Pk, Joelton, TN 

owner Forest Grove Cemetery

nominator Harvey and Glenna Johnson

216” circumference, 75’ high, crown spread NA

 

Osage Orange
 
1800 Cedar Lane

owner Fred VonColin

nominator Fred and John VonColin

146” circumference, 60’ high, 65’ crown spread

 

Domestic Plum
 
2321 Carter Ave.

owner R.L. Hackney

nominator Mark S. Hackney

61” circumference, 28’ high, 28’ crown spread 

 

Tulip Poplar 
 
208 Clearbrook Court 

owner Jane and Michael Bottari

nominator Jane and Michael Bottari

132” circumference, 121’11” high, 74’ crown spread

 

Blue Spruce
 
1200 Eastdale Ave.

owner Victor E. Cooley

nominator Mark S. Hackney

41” circumference, 41’ high, crown spread NA


1990 Winners

Beech
 
112 Bonaventure Place 

owner L.H. Armistead III

nominator Mrs. Thomas M. Hudson

108” circumference, 69’ high, 78’ crown spread 

 

Catalpa
 
Kelly Road (100 feet north of the end of road on the bank of Hemmingwood Lake)

owner Homeowners of Hemmingwood

nominator Dr. and Mrs. James Irvin

168” circumference, 65’ high, 57’ crown spread 

 

Dogwood
 
926 Otter Creek Road

owner Lee A. Enoch Jr.

nominator Lee A. Enoch Jr.

54” circumference, 37’10” high, 21’6” crown spread

 

Elm
 
1324 Barnes Road, Antioch 

owner John and Carol Wayne

nominator John and Carol Wayne

124” circumference, 91’ high; 86’ crown spread 

 

Ginkgo
 
1900 Belmont Blvd.

owner Belmont University 

nominator Cindy Shafer

122” circumference, 90’ high, 70’ crown spread 

 

Hackberry
 
Bonaventure Commons, Bonaventure Place
owner Bonaventure Homeowners Association

nominator Mrs. Tom Hudson
132” circumference, 96’ high, 70’ crown spread
 

Hackberry 
516 Franklin Pike

owner Brentwood Cumberland Presbyterian Church
nominator Brentwood Cumberland Presbyterian Church

NA
 

Magnolia
 
1900 Belmont Blvd.

owner Belmont University

nominator Cindy Shafer
126” circumference, 73’ high, 60’ crown spread 

 

Red Mulberry
 
1900 Belmont Blvd.

owner Belmont University
nominator Cindy Shafer and Margaret Lindsley Warden
160” circumference, 50’ high, 80’ crown spread
 

White Mulberry
 
Leslie Court, by creek behind duplex
owner Parthenon Properties Inc.
 

nominator Mark S. Hackney
84” circumference, 69’ high, 50’ crown spread
 

Bur Oak 
 
Vanderbilt University

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Robert McGaw

173” circumference, 101’ high, 120’ crown spread 

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
919 Van Leer Drive 

owner Mike Reid

nominator Oak Valley Garden Club

193” circumference, 91’6” high, 106’10” crown spread

 

Pin Oak
 
1120 Glendale Lane,

owner Monroe Harding Children’s Home 

nominator Monroe Harding Children’s Home 

168” circumference, 75’ high, 75’ crown spread

 

Red Oak 
 
2984 McGavock Pike, 

owner Ray Long

nominator Ray Long

147” circumference, 85’ high, 75’ crown spread 

 

Saul’s Oak
 
Peeler Park, along edge of woods near old swimming pool

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

123” circumference, 98’ high, 65’ crown spread 

 

Scarlet Oak
 
119 Becker Ave., Old Hickory, TN

owner William Johnson 

nominator William Johnson 

196” circumference, 88’ high, 86’ crown spread 

 

White Oak 
 
Shelby Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Ralph E. Hutton

188” circumference, 145’ high, 65’ crown spread

 

Willow Oak 
 
Centennial Park • Site of High Tree Party

owner Metro Parks

nominator Robert McGaw

161” circumference, 93’ high; 108’ crown spread 

 

Persimmon
 
926 Otter Creek Road

owner Lee A. Enoch Jr.

nominator Lee A. Enoch Jr.

70” circumference, 93’ high, 39’ crown spread 

 

White Pine 
 
818 Woodland Street

owner Unknown

nominator Alison Fuller’s class, Ross Elementary

64” circumference, 108’ high, 22’ crown spread 

 

Sycamore
 
308 Jackson Blvd.

owner Stuart Campbell

nominator Amy Campbell

circumference NA, 124’ high, 79’ crown spread

 

Black Walnut 
 
926 Otter Creek Road, east of Radnor Lake 

owner Lee A. Enoch Jr.

nominator Lee A. Enoch Jr.

76” circumference, 108’ high, crown spread NA


1989 Winners

White Ash
 
Edwin Warner Park 

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

78” circumference, 90’ high, 56’6” crown spread 

 

American Basswood 
 
South from end of Moss Rose Drive 

owner Charlie Wheeler

nominator Mark S. Hackney

157” circumference, 91’ high, 56’ crown spread 

 

Beech
 
River bottom appx. .125 mile east from dead end of Longfield Ave. 

owner Robert Matthews

nominator Mark S. Hackney

146” circumference, 118’ high, 83’ crown spread 

 

Atlas Cedar
 
801 Rose Park Drive 

owner James F. Scalf Jr.

nominator Mark S. Hackney

76” circumference, 50’ high, 49’ crown spread 

 

Red Cedar
 
Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

106” circumference, 69’ high, 35’ crown spread 

 

Black Cherry
 
2210 Crocker Springs Road, Goodlettsville, TN

owner Carl Mcwhirter

nominator Mark S. Hackney

132” circumference, 92’ high, 70’ crown spread

 

Elm
 
Shelby Park, very near 19th Ave. entrance 

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

168” circumference, 100’ high, 87’ crown spread 

 

White Fir
 
Shelby Park, foot of hillside, near Street across from ball diamond

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

92” circumference, 49’ high, 40’ crown spread 

 

Fringetree
 
2321 Carter Ave. 

owner Robert L. Hackney

nominator Mark S. Hackney

52” circumference, 14’ high, 13’ crown spread 

 

Hackberry 
 
1125 Shelton Ave.

owner Aubrey White

nominator Mark S. Hackney

175” circumference, 100’ high, crown spread NA

 

Green Hawthorn
 
Dixon Drive, at end in woods

owner Robert Mathews

nominator Mark S. Hackney

51” circumference, 38’ high, 24’ crown spread 

 

Eastern Hemlock
 
Shelby Park 

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

80” circumference, 83’ high, 43’ crown spread 

 

Shellbark Hickory
 
Cornelia Fort Airport, along dirt road in woods near river 

owner Margaret Colbert

nominator Mark S. Hackney

95” circumference, 105’ high, 74’ crown spread 

 

American Holly
 
414 Rosebank Ave.

owner Richard Stein

nominator Mark S. Hackney

72” circumference, 59’ high, 35’ crown spread 

 

Hophornbeam
 
Two Rivers Court

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

34” circumference, 32’ high, 28’ crown spread 

 

Red Maple
 
Cornelia Fort Airport, in woods beside dirt road

owner Margaret Colbert 

nominator Mark S. Hackney

69” circumference, 77’ high, 32’ crown spread 

 

Red Mulberry
 
beside Eastland Ave., near intersection at 801 Rosebank Ave.

owner Mrs. Gay Hurt

nominator Mark S. Hackney

83” circumference, 52’ high, 58’ crown spread 

 

White Mulberry
 
Bank of Cumberland River, approximately 100 yards east from Shelby Park

owner George T. Hicks 

nominator Mark S. Hackney

62” circumference, 55’ high, 41’ crown spread 

 

Pin Oak
 
Forest Green Drive, east from dead end in river bottom 

owner Charlie Wheeler

nominator Mark S. Hackney

144” circumference, 105’ high, 83’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
507 North 14th Street

owner S.J. Liles

nominator Mark S. Hackney

94” circumference, 58’ high, 44’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
Percy Warner Park 

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

186” circumference, 94’ high, 78’ crown spread 

 

White Oak
 
Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

156” circumference, 115’ high, 84’ crown spread 

 

Pawpaw
 
Shelby Park; Riverview Golf Course; right of 8th green

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

40” circumference, 32’ high, 30’ crown spread 

 

Persimmon
 
Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

72” circumference, 107’ high, 39’ crown spread 

 

Eastern White Pine 
 
Shelby Park, hillside across Street from baseball diamond 

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

121” circumference, 70’ high, 51’ crown spread 

 

Loblolly Pine
 
1508 Rosebank Ave.

owner D. Morrow

nominator Mark S. Hackney

90” circumference, 66’ high, 57’ crown spread 

 

Domestic Plum
 
2923 Hillhurst Drive

owner Joe Calvert Sr.

nominator Mark S. Hackney

90” circumference, 24’ high, 33’ crown spread 

 

Tulip Poplar
 
Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

187” circumference, 124’ high, 85’ crown spread 

 

Eastern Redbud
 
241 Riverside Drive 

owner W.S. Davis

nominator Mark S. Hackney

120” circumference, 36’ high, 28’ crown spread

 

Sassafras 
 
Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

146” circumference, 94’ high, 39’ crown spread

 

Norway Spruce
 
Shelby Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

86” circumference, 74’ high, 40’ crown spread

 

American Sycamore
 
Shelby Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Mark S. Hackney

271” circumference, 120’ high, 113’ crown spread

 

Black Walnut
 
Percy Warner Park

owner Metro Parks

nominator Warner Park Nature Center

114” circumference, 120 high, 65 crown spread 



1988 Winners

Ash
 
1703 Greenwood Ave.

owner Phil and Shirley Overby

nominator Mark S. Hackney

160” circumference, 70’ high, 86’ crown spread 

 

American Basswood
 
Magnolia Circle, Peabody College

owner Vanderbilt University 

nominator Mike Holt

94” circumference, 76’ high, 54’ crown spread

 

Beech
 
Percy Warner Park, near Dripping Springs

owner Metro Parks

nominator John Harky

146” circumference, 140’ high, 79’ crown spread

 

Ohio Buckeye 
 
McTyeire Hall, Vanderbilt University

owner Mike Holt

nominator Vanderbilt University

56” circumference, 66’ high, 35’ crown spread

 

Catalpa
 
Vanderbilt University, near Divinity School

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

85” circumference, 70’ high, 46’ crown spread

 

Red Cedar 
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator The Hermitage

103” circumference, 105’ high, 33’ crown spread

 

Chinese Scholar Tree
 
Front of Buttrick Hall, Vanderbilt University

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

69” circumference, 52’ high, 47’ crown spread

 

Cottonwood
 
563 Valleywood Drive,

owner Lorraine Johnson

nominator Lorraine Johnson

230” circumference, 173’ high, 108’ crown spread

 

Dogwood
 
409 Menees Lane, Madison

owner Kenneth A. Snider

nominator Kenneth A. Snider

60” circumference, 34’ high, 26’ crown spread

 

Elm
 
3614 Whitland Ave.

owner Beth Interlandi

nominator Beth Interlandi

139” circumference, 94’ high, 93’ crown spread

 

Ginkgo
 
Kirkland Hall, Vanderbilt University

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

100” circumference, 74’ high, 58’ crown spread

 

Goldenrain Tree
 
Hill Center, Peabody College

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

65” circumference, 47’ high, 35’ crown spread

 

Hackberry
 
4421 Warner Place 

owner Mrs. Nelson Andrews

nominator Mrs. Nelson Andrews

134” circumference, 110’ high, 64’ crown spread

 

Shagbark Hickory 
 
Forrest Green Drive, in bottoms, east of dead end

owner Twin Lawn Development Co.

nominator Mark S. Hackney

84” circumference, 90’ high, 48’ crown spread

 

Cucumber Magnolia
 
Magnolia Circle, Peabody College 

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

104” circumference, 58’ high, 50’ crown spread

 

Southern Magnolia 
 
Vanderbilt University 

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mark S. Hackney and Mike Holt

132” circumference, 65’ high, 49’ crown spread

 

Sweetbay Magnolia
 
Kirkland Hall, Vanderbilt University 

owner Vanderbilt University 

nominator Mike Holt

24” circumference, 42’ high, 17’ crown spread

 

Sugar Maple 
 
1102 S. Graycroft Drive, Madison *Lost to street construction

owner Fulton and Eugenia Peay 

nominator Paul Koulakov

157” circumference, 65’ high, 44’ crown spread

 

Bur Oak
 
Belle Meade Country Club Golf Course

owner Belle Meade Country Club

nominator Ben Doubleday Jr.

256” circumference, 101’ high, 103’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
1022 Fontaine Drive, Goodlettsville

owner O.B. Hunter Jr.

nominator O.B. Hunter Jr.

211” circumference, 134’ high, 88’10” crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
2808 White Oak Drive

owner Dick Davis

nominator Dick Davis

204” circumference, 90’ high, 80’ crown spread

 

Chinkapin Oak
 
102 W. Hampton Place

owner Mrs. Dewey Daane

nominator Mrs. Dewey Daane

121” circumference,128’ high, 50’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
221 Wilsonia Ave. • Site of High Tree Party *Diseased and taken down

owner Michael R. Shea

nominator Eva Wynne

231” circumference, 105’ high, 52’ crown spread

 

Red Oak
 
330 Battle Road, Antioch, TN

owner Ed Owens

nominator Morris Bowles and Richard Conners

253” circumference, 70’ high, 85’ crown spread

 

White Oak
 
916 Crescent Hill Road

owner Russell Clark 

nominator Mark S. Hackney

183” circumference, 112’ high, 88’ crown spread

 

Osage Orange
 
2012 25th Ave. S.
owner Tom and Peggy Ward

nominator Tom and Peggy Ward
148” circumference, 110’ high, 72’ crown spread

 

Pecan
 
Vanderbilt University McTyeire Hall
owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

102” circumference, 90’ high, 60’ crown spread

 

White Pine
 
875 Curtiswood Lane

owner Gary Jenkins

nominator Gary Jenkins

113” circumference, 93’ high, crown spread NA

 

Tulip Poplar
 
The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane

owner The Hermitage

nominator The Hermitage

199” circumference, 150’ high, 45’ crown spread

 

Redbud
 
318 Rosebank Ave.

owner Bob Gregory

nominator Mark S. Hackney

139” circumference, 41’ high, 42’ crown spread

 

Sweetgum
 
Forrest Green Drive, in bottoms, east of dead end,

owner Twin Lake Development Company
nominator Mark S. Hackney

NA
 

Sycamore
 
2203 Old Hickory Blvd.

owner Mark Smyth
nominator Mark Smyth
234” circumference, 147’ high, 56’ crown spread

 

Black Walnut
 
875 Curtiswood Lane

owner Gary Jenkins

nominator Gary Jenkins

139” circumference, 123’ high, crown spread NA

 

Yellowood
 
North of Stevenson Mathematics, Vanderbilt University

owner Vanderbilt University

nominator Mike Holt

62” circumference, 34’ high, 27’ crown spread