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Salt Springs in Marion 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.
Photographed By Ray King, September 5, 2011
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  In 1774, William Bartram visited Salt Springs, his six-mile springs, and proclaimed it a "Paradise of Fish"
 
Erected by Salt Springs Civic Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsColonial EraEnvironmentExploration. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 29° 21.399′ N, 81° 44.126′ W. Marker is in Salt Springs, Florida, in Marion County. Marker is on State Road 19, ¼ mile south of County Road 316 (County Road 316), on the right when traveling south. In front of the Salt Springs Visitor Center and campground. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14100 Hwy 19 (approx), Fort Mc Coy FL 32134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Royal (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Mount Royal Site (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Mount Royal Site (approx. 7.8 miles away); Eureka West Recreation Area
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(approx. 10.1 miles away); Kirkpatrick Dam (approx. 11.3 miles away); Battle At Horse Landing (approx. 12.9 miles away); Cross Florida Barge Canal Memorial (approx. 13 miles away); Buckman Lock North / Buckman Lock South (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ray King, September 5, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Located on the highway in front of the Salt Springs campground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2011, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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