“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Roberta in Crawford 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.
By David Seibert, June 27, 2007
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  In 1774 William Bartram passed through what is now Roberta, after camping at Sweetwater and finding a new hydrangea.
Erected by Magnolia District, The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in cooperation with Good Earth Garden Club of Roberta, Ga., Mayor Andrews and City Hall of Roberta, Ga.
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
Location. 32° 43.199′ N, 84° 0.571′ W. Marker is in Roberta, Georgia, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Agency Street and Hicks Road, on the left when traveling east on East Agency Street. The marker is located in front of the Roberta City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roberta GA 31078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clarence Moseley “Ribs” Peel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal Wire Road (approx. mile away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. mile away); Alexis de Tocqueville
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(approx. mile away); Crawford County (approx. mile away); Joanna Troutman (approx. mile away); Creek Agency (approx. 5.7 miles away); Taylor County Rural Electric Cooperative (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roberta.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,291 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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