“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, February 5, 2016
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  In 1775, Bartram noted an "arborescent aromatic vine" and "a new and beautiful species of Verbena" growing near here.
Erected by Burden Horticulture Society and The Bartram Trail Conference.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
Location. 30° 24.52′ N, 91° 6.351′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Essen Lane (State Highway 3064) and Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Located on the grounds of the Burden Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shotgun House (approx. half a mile away); Acadian House (approx. half a mile away); Germain Bergeron House (approx. half a mile away); Split-Cypress Barn (approx. half a mile away); College Grove Baptist Church
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February 5, 2016
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Uncle Jack (approx. half a mile away); Grist Mill (approx. half a mile away); Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Also see . . .  Burden Museum & Gardens. (Submitted on February 15, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2016. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022