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Monster Tombstone-Crunching Tree
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 36.288 W 078° 10.524
17S E 745964 N 4276706
Quick Description: A mighty tree threatens to engulf an entire headstone in a cemetery in Woodville, VA.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/25/2012 1:28:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMDV45
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 9

Long Description:
In 1929, a tornado swept through the small town of Woodville, Virginia and destroyed the St. Paul's Episcopal Church, but the churchyardClick for related waymark to open in new window and apparently, a few of the trees survived the devastation. One of the trees is claiming a headstone and threatens to totally swallow it and all traces of the identity of who lies beneath its mammoth girth. All that can be seen of the inscription is:

TON W. RE
1881 --- 1902

It can be safely assumed the last name is RECTOR since a nearby marker bears the same name.

Type of Tree: Oak?

Did you supply 2 photos?: Not listed

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