“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.
September 3, 2017
1. William Bartram Trail Marker

In 1775, next to Bayou Manchac,
Bartram Travelled a "road
strait, spacious" and "under
the shadow of a grand forest."

In memory Of
Fred G. Benton, Jr., Bartram Trail Supporter

Erected by Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, The Bartram Trail Conference.
Location. 30° 20.956′ N, 91° 0.08′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Airline Highway (U.S. 61) one mile south of Highland Road (State Highway 42), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17200 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge LA 70817, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Manchac (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ascension Parish Negro Fair Association, Inc. / Ascension Parish Negro Fairgrounds (approx. 4.2 miles away); Prairieville Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Bayou Fountain (approx. 4.6 miles away); Original Site/Donors of Land (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2017
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
William Bartram Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bluebonnet Swamp (approx. 6.3 miles away); BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the BREC Airline Park, between the 2 baseball fields, past the playground.
Also see . . .  William Bartram. (Submitted on February 4, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
Categories. Colonial EraEducationHorticulture & ForestryScience & Medicine
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2017
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2017.
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