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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.
July 21, 2017
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
In 1775, Bartram saw near this
site, "a grand forest; the
trees of the first order in
magnitude and beauty"

 
Erected by Friends of Hilltop Arboretum and The Bartram Trail Conference.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 21.371′ N, 91° 5.708′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Highland Road (Louisiana Route 42) west of Oak Hills Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. At the LSU Hilltop Arboretum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11855 Highland Road, Baton Rouge LA 70810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dutch Highlands (approx. 1 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bayou Paul Colored School (approx. 3.8 miles away); Germain Bergeron House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Oak Ridge, Louisiana Jail (approx. 4 miles away); Pigeonnier (approx. 4 miles away); Dog-Trot House (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker.
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
July 21, 2017
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Located inside the Louisiana State University Hilltop Arboretum. Open dawn to dusk, daily.
 
Also see . . .  LSU Hilltop Arboretum. (Submitted on July 21, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2017.
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