“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Zachary 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.
March 25, 2016
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
In 1775, Bartram made a
special trip by horseback to
"White plains" noting "grassy
fields of many miles extent."

Erected by The Foundation for Historical Louisiana Marguerite Harrell Mills and David Pipe Mills Fund In Cooperation With The Bartram Trail Conference.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentExplorationHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the William Bartram Trails series list.
Location. 30° 41.414′ N, 91° 12.351′ W. Marker is in Zachary, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Plains-Port Hudson Road and Old Scenic Highway (Louisiana Highway 964), on the right when traveling east on Plains-Port Hudson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zachary LA 70791, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Plains Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The First West Florida Convention, 1810 (approx.
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
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2.4 miles away); Port Hudson Siege (approx. 2.6 miles away); Linwood (approx. 2.9 miles away); Siege of Port Hudson, 1863 (approx. 3.7 miles away); U.S. Navy 32 Pounder Gun (approx. 4 miles away); U.S. Navy 8 - Inch Shell Gun (approx. 4 miles away); Union Batteries 7 and 8 (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zachary.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2016. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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