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Columbus in Muscogee 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, May 1, 2011
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. William Bartram crossed the Chattahoochee (Chata Uche) River January 5, 1778 to Chehaw and Usseta now Columbus.
 
Erected by Magnolia District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in cooperation with Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the State of Georgia Department of Transportation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 32° 27.199′ N, 84° 59.601′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth Street, in the median on Broadway. Click for map. The marker is at the end of Broadway, under the Victory Drive overpass/bridge over the Chattahoochee River. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 to 1902 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John McIlhenny Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); “The Folly” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth Street Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Pemberton House (approx. 0.4 miles
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Fourth Street is to the right (and dead ends at the Chattahoochee River), and the Veterans Parkway bridge/overpass is to the left.
away); 700 Broadway (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodruff Farm House and Log Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Pemberton’s Country Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking north on Broadway, which ends at Fourth Street
 
 
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