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Near Butler in Taylor County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 

—Deep South Region —

 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1775 during the travels of botanist William Bartram he first discovered golden St. John’s wort (his Hypericum aureum) near this site on Patsiliga Creek
 
Erected by Taylor County Historical & Genealogical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 32° 39.262′ N, 84° 10.646′ W. Marker is near Butler, Georgia, in Taylor County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 137 and Fickling Mill Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 137. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Butler GA 31006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wire Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Taylor County Rural Electric Cooperative (approx. 1.9 miles away); Tuscaloosa Formation (approx. 4.7 miles away); Creek Agency - Old Agency (approx. 5.2 miles away); Taylor County (approx. 7.6 miles away); Gen. John B. Gordon (approx. 9.1 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 10.8 miles away); Federal Wire Road (approx. 11.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Butler.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USExplorationHorticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
FIckling Mill Dam on Patsiliga Creek image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
3. FIckling Mill Dam on Patsiliga Creek
Viewed from the marker location
 
 
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