Near Danielsville in Madison County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Bartram Trail
Traced 1773 – 1777
— Deep South Region —
Described the rare native plant Nestronia umbellate.
Explored local area in 1773.
Erected by Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta in cooperation with The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., and Madison County Chamber of Commerce.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
Location. 34° 11.483′ N, 83° 9.234′ W. Marker is near Danielsville, Georgia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Wildcat Bridge Road (County Route 399) and John Conant Drive, on the left when traveling east on Old Wildcat Bridge Road. The marker stands at the entrance to Camp Kiwanis, of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2611-2613 Old Wildcat Bridge Road, Danielsville GA 30633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Lt. Col. Lemuel Penn and the Civil Rights Act (approx. 4.7 miles away); Crawford W. Long (approx. 6 miles away); Madison County (approx. 6 miles away); Crawford Long Birthsite (approx. 6 miles away); Crawford W Long M D (approx. 6 miles away); The Franklin Springs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Historical Franklin Springs (approx. 6.3 miles away); Original Site and Portions (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danielsville.
Regarding William Bartram Trail. Camp Kiwanis is a year-round residence camp that provides a positive, challenging outdoor experience to the youth served by Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. It is located on 160 acres in Madison County, Georgia.
Camp Kiwanis serves as the Environmental Education Center for over 17,000 members of the 24 Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. The site, a gift from Georgia Pacific, is located on the scenic and historic Broad River and Bartram Trail.
The Camp’s Program and Facility theme is centered on William Bartram’s travels along the Broad River in 1773 just after the Cherokee Nation sold the property to the British Government. All camper, staff and quest facilities are log cabins similar to pioneer and Cherokee cabins. All programs feature Cherokee Culture,
Camp Kiwanis was founded and is supported by the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta. Additional support comes from the United Way of Atlanta and the Rotary Club of Atlanta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,238 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.