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Athens in Athens-Clarke 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.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 9, 2008
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  Eminent artist -- naturalist. Described numerous species of flora including Franklinia. Explored local area in 1773.
 
Erected by The State Botantical Garden of Georgia in cooperation with The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentExplorationHorticulture & ForestryScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 33° 54.3′ N, 83° 22.686′ W. Marker is in Athens, Georgia, in Athens-Clarke County. Marker is on the State Botannical Garden entrance road, 0.2 miles west of S. Milledge Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2450 S Milledge Avenue, Athens GA 30605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former Site of Fairhaven Tuberculosis Sanitarium (approx. 1.7 miles away); John L. (Judge) Beaver Pavilion (approx. 2½ miles away); Dan Magill Tennis Complex (approx. 2½ miles away); Maj. Gen. Albert B. Jones
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, June 19, 2021
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
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(approx. 2½ miles away); Judge Frank Daniel Foley (approx. 2½ miles away); Vince Dooley Athletic Complex (approx. 2.6 miles away); Award Winning Athletic Director (approx. 2.6 miles away); 1980 National Champions (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,688 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on June 19, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 30, 2022