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DeLand in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana

— Bartram Garden —

 
 
Red Cedar Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, October 25, 2021
1. Red Cedar Marker
Inscription.  Bartram writes the following just prior to being hit by the "hurricane" on Lake Beresford:

"SOON after ascending this branch of the river, on the right hand presents to view, a delightful little bluff, consisting chiefly of shells, and covered with a dark grove of Red Cedar, Zanthoxilon and Myrtle, I could not resist the temptation to stop here, although the tremendous thunder all around the hemisphere alarmed me greatly, having a large lake to cross."
William Bartram, Travels Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicExplorationWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list.
 
Location. 29° 0.03′ N, 81° 21.348′ W. Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from Kalua Way just north of Alhambra Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located along the Bartram Gardens Trail at the Sandra
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Stetson Aquatic Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2636 Alhambra Avenue, Deland FL 32720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Southern Magnolia (a few steps from this marker); Who was William Bartram? (a few steps from this marker); Bartram Gardens & Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartram in Volusia County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartram's Plants (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartram's Birds (within shouting distance of this marker); Bartram's Fish (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bartram Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeLand.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Bartram Gardens & Trail
 
Also see . . .
1. Juniperus virginiana. A species of juniper native to eastern North America from southeastern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico and east of the Great Plains. Also known as red cedar, eastern red cedar, Virginian juniper, eastern juniper, red juniper, and other, local names. (Submitted on October 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida. Electronic Edition,
Red Cedar Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, October 25, 2021
2. Red Cedar Marker
(marker is adjacent to a mature Red Cedar tree • tree trunk is left of marker)
Bartram, William, 1739-1823 (Submitted on October 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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