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Fernandina Beach in Nassau 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 Mike Stroud, August 12, 2012
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  
In 1774, William Bartram, famed
Colonial Naturalist, visited
Amelia Island and recorded the
flora and fauna of this area.

 
Erected by Rose Garden Club, Fernandina Beach Florida in cooperation with Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and the City of Fernandina Beach, Florida.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list.
 
Location. 30° 40.279′ N, 81° 27.906′ W. Marker is in Fernandina Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on S Front Street near Centre Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at the western terminus of Centre Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida's First Atlantic to Gulf Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Invasion of British East Florida (within shouting distance of this marker); David L. Yulee (approx. 0.2 miles away);
William Bartram Trail Marker, looking south near S Front Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 12, 2012
2. William Bartram Trail Marker, looking south near S Front Street
U.S. Post Office–Customs House-Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Post Office Lamp Posts (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lesesne House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nassau County Historic Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Phelan-Verot House Built Prior to 1866 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fernandina Beach.
 
Also see . . .  The Trails of William Bartram. The Bartram Trail, his momentous southern journey took him from the foothills of the Appalachian mountains to Florida (Submitted on August 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
William Bartram Trail Marker, west end of Centre Street at parking lot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 12, 2012
3. William Bartram Trail Marker, west end of Centre Street at parking lot
William Bartram image. Click for full size.
Portrait of Bartram by Charles Willson Peale
4. William Bartram
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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