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Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
William Bartram Trail
 
William Bartram Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
Inscription. William Bartram, noted naturalist and journalist, traveled down the Mississippi and along the Gulf Coast in 1777. His observations of plant life, geography and inhabitants were published in 1791.
 
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 23.55′ N, 88° 53.121′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) and Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 693 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Biloxi (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chris LeDoux (about 400 feet away); Debuys-Hermann-Keller House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Magnolia Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) (approx. half a mile away); Birthplace of Barq's (approx. half a mile away); Tivoli Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robinson-Maloney-Dantzler House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Related marker
 
William Bartram Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
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Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Florida Museum of Natural History: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Documenting the American South: Bartram, William, 1739-1823. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. The Travels of William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. New Georgia Encyclopedia of Geography & Environment: William Bartram in Georgia. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
6. Famous Floridians: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
7. National Geographic Magazine: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
8. About North Georgia: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
William Bartram Trail Marker (View from South) Photo, Click for full size
By Cleo Robertson, November 22, 2014
3. William Bartram Trail Marker (View from South)
Biloxi Park and Katrina Memorial across the street to the northwest. As photo was taken in mid-November, you can see the city is preparing for Christmas lighting display in the park.
 
 
William Bartram Trails Map Photo, Click for full size
4. William Bartram Trails Map
The description of the Southeast and the discussion of Bartram’s Travels are based on the historical data presently available.
 
 
William Bartram Portrait Photo, Click for full size
By Charles Willson Peale
5. William Bartram Portrait
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 235 times since then. Last updated on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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