This tree is over 1400 years old, and is on Wadmalaw Island, SC (just south of Charleston, SC and not far from Kiawah Island, SC). It is currently under threat from a developer intent on building a residential community on/near this location.
This is the Angel Oak Tree, in Charlston, an enormous live oak tree named after it's previous owners Martha and Justin Angel. The tree is thought to be over 1500 years old. The Angel Oak is 65 feet tall and over 25 feet around the trunk.
Carvalho Angel on John Island, South Carolina, USA. This tree is near Charleston and is over 1000 years old. It has withstood floods, droughts, fires and hurricanes. A pretty impressive tree. Photography: Serge Skiba / via Shutterstock.
My photograph of Angel Oak (John's Island, South Carolina) By Louis Dallara Reportedly the oldest thing -- living or man-made -- east of the Rockies, Angel Oak is a live oak tree aged approximately years. Angel Oak is a live oak.
The Angel Oak in Charleston. Reportedly the oldest thing -- living or man-made -- east of the Rockies, Angel Oak is a live oak tree allegedly years old. It stands in a wooded area along Bohicket Road of John's Island.