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Knoxville 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.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 27, 2007
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  In July 1774 William Bartram camped nearby at “a beautiful large brook”, Sweet Water, on a trek from Augusta to Cusetta.
Erected by Magnolia District (of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.) in cooperation with Good Earth Garden Club (Roberta, Ga.) and Crawford County Commissioners/Crawford County Courthouse Knoxville, Ga.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentExplorationSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1774.
Location. 32° 43.454′ N, 83° 59.869′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Georgia, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Agency Street (Georgia Route 42) and Hartman Mill Road, on the right when traveling west on East Agency Street. The marker is at the rear of the Crawford County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville GA 31050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the
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crow flies. Joanna Troutman (a few steps from this marker); Alexis de Tocqueville (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford County (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Wire Road (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. ¾ mile away); Colonel Benjamin Hawkins (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clarence Moseley “Ribs” Peel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Creek Agency (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 24 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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