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Friendship Oak, Long Beach

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Friendship Oak is a 500-year-old southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) located on the Gulf Park campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach, Mississippi. The campus was formerly Gulf Park College for Women from 1921 until 1971.
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  • Great to see, parking was easy to find because I think it was college spring break. The tree is roped off so you have to be creative for good pictures, as parts of the tree are really starting to...  more »
  • This grand old tree is located just on the Southern Miss Gullf park campus. I arrived after sunset and was surprised how well you could still see the tree. If you drive past it about 20 yards, there.....  more »
  • Amazing, centuries old oak. It's actually 2 oaks that grew together, but now one is dying while the other is still going strong, so it's roped off at present. No sitting in the tree now. The campus on the Gulf is so pretty. A lovely place to stop and visit.
  • This tourist attraction features the oldest Oak tree on the Ms Gulf coast. It has weathered the test of time and multiple hurricanes. It proudly stands with it's heavy branches draped around it like an antebellum gown.

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