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Pensacola in Escambia 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 Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2015
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  In 1775 William Bartram described Pensacola and the hospitality he received when even Gov. Chester urged him to be his houseguest.
 
Erected by Athena Garden Club in Cooperation with the City of Pensacola, the Architectural Review Board, Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. Inc.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 30° 24.493′ N, 87° 12.576′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (County Road 196) and South Alcaniz Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Located in the William Bartram Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Bayfront Pkwy, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. De Soto Trail / A Port with Promise (a few steps from this marker); Supremacy, Siege and the Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending a Coastal Colony
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Mooring Anchor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piers, Ports and Wharves: A Look At Pensacola's Waterfront (about 400 feet away); Firefighter Vista S. Lowe (about 400 feet away); Old Christ Church (about 400 feet away); Christ Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2015
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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