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Near Buena Vista in Marion County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

— Deep South Region —

 
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, circa 1992
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  In 1774 William Bartram trekked Old Federal Road through Fort Perry, going on to camp at Pintchlucco (Pine Knot Creek).
 
Erected by Magnolia District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in cooperation with (State of) Georgia Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentExplorationForts and CastlesHorticulture & ForestryRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 32° 28.54′ N, 84° 32.608′ W. Marker is near Buena Vista, Georgia, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 41 and County Route 56, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 41. Marker is 0.2 miles south of Fort Perry Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buena Vista GA 31803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Perry
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Courthouse – 1848 (approx. 8.9 miles away); New Courthouse - 1850 (approx. 11 miles away); Private First Class Luther H. Story (approx. 11 miles away); Talbotton United Methodist Church (approx. 13.7 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 13.8 miles away); Zion Episcopal Church (approx. 13.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buena Vista.
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking north on Georgia Highway 41. The intersection sign is for Fort Perry Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,560 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 12, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on February 7, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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