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Columbus in Muscogee 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, May 1, 2011
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  William Bartram crossed the Chattahoochee (Chata Uche) River January 5, 1778 to Chehaw and Usseta now Columbus.
 
Erected by Magnolia District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in cooperation with Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the State of Georgia Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 5, 1912.
 
Location. 32° 27.199′ N, 84° 59.601′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth Street, in the median on Broadway. The marker is at the end of Broadway, under the Victory Drive overpass/bridge over the Chattahoochee River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 to 1902 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oglethorpe Meets the Indians at Coweta (approx. 0.2 miles away); John McIlhenny Home
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Fourth Street is to the right (and dead ends at the Chattahoochee River), and the Veterans Parkway bridge/overpass is to the left.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Gertrude "Ma" Rainey (approx. ¼ mile away); “The Folly” (approx. ¼ mile away); Horace King (1807 - 1887) (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Greene Bethune (approx. ¼ mile away); Frontier Wars (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking north on Broadway, which ends at Fourth Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,828 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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