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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 
 
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February 5, 2016
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1775, Bartram noted an "arborescent aromatic vine" and "a new and beautiful species of Verbena" growing near here.
 
Erected by Burden Horticulture Society and The Bartram Trail Conference.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 24.52′ N, 91° 6.351′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Essen Lane (State Highway 3064) and Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Burden Gardens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Germain Bergeron House (approx. half a mile away); Split-Cypress Barn (approx. half a mile away); College Grove Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Uncle Jack (approx. half a mile away); Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Tyrone Slave Cabin (approx. half a mile away); 18th Century Style Sugar House (approx. half a mile away); Cane Grinder (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
February 5, 2016
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
 Burden Museum & Gardens. (Submitted on February 15, 2016.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraEnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2016. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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