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New Roads in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 
 
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September 9, 2017
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
In 1775, Bartram crossed the
Mississippi to visit Pointe
Coupée, the westernmost point
reached in his travels.

 
Erected by Pointe Coupée Historical Society and The Bartram Trail Conference.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 43.789′ N, 91° 29.201′ W. Marker is in New Roads, Louisiana, in Pointe Coupee Parish. Marker is on Pointe Coupee Road (State Highway 420) half a mile north of Airport Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10364 Pointe Coupee Road, New Roads LA 70760, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Place de la Croix (approx. 4 miles away); John Archer LeJeune (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lejeune, Lejern and How to Say It (approx. 4.1 miles away); Randall Oak (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mississippi River (approx. 5½ miles away); Former Site of Melancon's Cafe (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Historic West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 6.4 miles away); West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Roads.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationHorticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2017
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
September 9, 2017
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2017.
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