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Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2011
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. During his 1775 visit, Bartram noted this area “exhibited a delightful diversified rural scene and promises a happy, fruitful, and salubrious region.”
 
Erected 2011 by Macon State College and Waddell Barnes Botanical Gardens in cooperation with The Bartram Trail Conference.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 32° 48.883′ N, 83° 43.9′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is on Colonial Station Drive 0 miles south of Columbus Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is on the traffic circle just inside the northern entrance to Macon State College. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31206, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonial Trading Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate States Central Laboratory (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ballard-Hudson Senior High School (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Ballard-Hudson Senior High School (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mercer University
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking south, toward the campus of Macon state College
(approx. 5 miles away); Vineville United Methodist Church (approx. 5 miles away); St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Site: Wesleyan College (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Macon.
 
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William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2011
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking north, with traffic on Columbus Road in the distance
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2011
4. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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