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Big & Tall The North Carolina Champion Big Tree Program, part of the NC Forest Service, keeps a database of champion trees organized by species and county. The tallest champion

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Big & Tall The North Carolina Champion Big Tree Program, part of the NC Forest Service, keeps a database of champion trees organized by species and county. The tallest champion

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Big & Tall The North Carolina Champion Big Tree Program, part of the NC Forest Service, keeps a database of champion trees organized by species and county. The tallest champion

Our State Quiz: Big & Tall


This story was published on Mar 26, 2019

Alan Hodge

Alan Hodge

Alan Hodge was raised in Belmont and Charlotte. He has written Our State’s monthly quiz for over 25 years. He is a freelance writer based in Charlotte with four first and second place statewide awards from the NC Press Assoc. and the NC Press Club for community news reporting.