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

Canaveral National Seashore in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773 - 1777


— Deep South Region —

William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 19, 2012
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  William Bartram exploring here in the 1760s collected many new plants and discovered the tropical Zebra Butterfly: Heliconius Charitonius.
Erected by Mrs. Allan D. Cruickshank, Member of Cocoa-Rockledge Garden Club In Cooperation with Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., Florida Department of Transportation & U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service Canaveral National Seashore.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentExplorationHorticulture & Forestry.
Location. 28° 40.507′ N, 80° 38.916′ W. Marker is in Canaveral National Seashore, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from Playalinda Road 2.2 miles north of A. Max Brewer Memorial Parkway. Marker is in the Eddy Creek parking area to the west of Playalinda Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville FL 32796, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Douglas Dummett - Dummett Grove
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(approx. 5˝ miles away); Launch Complex 39 Launch Record (approx. 5.7 miles away); Haulover Canal (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Clifton Colored School (approx. 9 miles away); Titusville Veteran's Memorial Fishing Pier (approx. 10 miles away); Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39 - 1965 (approx. 10.3 miles away); Old Glory (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 13, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
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Jan. 22, 2021