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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773–1777

 

—South Atlantic Region —

 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1776, naturalist William Bartram traveled through this area, noting the “cliffs of rocks” now known as Hurl Rocks.
 
Erected by The Garden Club of South Carolina in cooperation with The Department of Highways & Public Transportation of S.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 33° 40.183′ N, 78° 54.317′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard (South Carolina Route 73) and South 20th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II (approx. 1.5 miles away); Myrtle Beach Army Air Field / Myrtle Beach Air Force Base (approx. 1.5 miles away); The F - 100D at MBAFB, 1956 - 1970 (approx. 1.5 miles away);
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
LTV A-7 Corsair II (approx. 1.5 miles away); Nance Plaza (approx. 2.1 miles away); Myrtle Beach Pavilions (approx. 2.1 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hurricane Hazel (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
 
More about this marker. The marker is at Hurl Rock Park, on the beach. The black rock outcroppings can be seen on the white sand beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Travels of William Bartram. The official website of the Bartram Trail Conference, Inc. (Submitted on February 8, 2007.) 

2. Books about William Bartram and his travels. on Amazon.com. (Submitted on February 8, 2007.) 

3. Hurl Rock Park. (Submitted on February 8, 2007.)
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Atlantic Ocean at Hurl Rock Park – View from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
3. Atlantic Ocean at Hurl Rock Park – View from the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,857 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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