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Near Thomson in McDuffie 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, July 2005
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  
1773 the Treaty of Augusta
Bartram visited Wrightsborough
He described the view of high hills
and rich vales. He took on supplies.

 
Erected by Azalea District, The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc, in cooperation with Deep South Region.
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 33° 33.043′ N, 82° 34.305′ W. Marker is near Thomson, Georgia, in McDuffie County. Marker is on Wrightsboro/Stagecoach Road, 4 miles west of U.S. 78, on the left when traveling west. Marker is at the site of the old town of Wrightsboro, four miles west of US 78/Ga 10/Ga 17, on Stagecoach Road which becomes Wrightsboro Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thomson GA 30824, 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. Wrightsboro (here, next to this marker); Wrightsboro Friends Meeting House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Wrightsboro Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rock House (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Rock House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ansley Family Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hickory Hill (approx. 6.6 miles away); Home of Thomas E. Watson (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomson.
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 14, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking west on Wrightsboro Road
Old church in Wrightsboro image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 13, 2000
3. Old church in Wrightsboro
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,063 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on May 23, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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