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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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July 21, 2017
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  Baton Rouge 1775: Arriving by boat, Bartram was a guest here at "a very delightful villa, with extensive plantations."
 
Erected by Beauregard Town Civic Association and the Downtown Development District, The Bartram Trail Conference.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 30° 26.372′ N, 91° 11.436′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South Boulevard and River Road (State Road 327), on the right when traveling west on South Boulevard. Located on the Mississippi River Levee at South Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flying Tiger (approx. ¼ mile away); John Archer Lejeune (approx. 0.3 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS KIDD - "DD 661" (approx. 0.3
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miles away); USCGC White Alder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Purple Heart Ship (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisiana Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); A-7E Corsair II (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
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July 21, 2017
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2017.

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