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Near Lincolnton in Lincoln 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.
By David Seibert, November 26, 2006
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1775 took William Bartram to Fort James on the "Petersburg Road" and passed through Lincoln County, parts now covered by Clark Hill Reservoir
 
Erected by Augusta Council of Garden Clubs, Inc. in cooperation with Azalea District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 33° 48.437′ N, 82° 27.559′ W. Marker is near Lincolnton, Georgia, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378) and Old Petersburg Road (Georgia Route 43 Conn), on the right when traveling east on Coach Jimmy Smith Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincolnton GA 30817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Petersburg Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lincoln County Veterans Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lamar Family Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Lincoln County Confederate Monument (approx.
William Bartram Trail Marker seen along Old Petersburg Road at Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker seen along Old Petersburg Road at Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378)
1.5 miles away); Lincolnton Presbyterian Church / Lincolnton Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Lewis Family Pavilion (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tory Pond (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincolnton.
 
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William Bartram Trail Marker looking south, Old Petersburg Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
3. William Bartram Trail Marker looking south, Old Petersburg Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,171 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 15, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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