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Phenix City in Russell County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 

— Deep South Region —

 
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By Tim Fillmon, February 5, 2005
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  Wm. Bartram, Colonial naturalist, crossed theis "Chata Uche" in 1777. He described the water as clear, cool, and salubrious.
 
Erected by District VII, The Garden Club of Alabama.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentExploration.
 
Location. 32° 27.186′ N, 85° 0.006′ W. Marker is in Phenix City, Alabama, in Russell County. Marker is on U.S. 280 just east of General Colin Powell Parkway, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phenix City AL 36867, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Greene Bethune (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia); Gertrude "Ma" Rainey (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia); Horace King (1807 - 1887) (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia); Confederate Boats (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia); Confederate Supply (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia); Frontier Wars (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia);
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Battle of Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away in Georgia).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 29, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
 
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Feb. 28, 2021