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Clayton in Rabun 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, February 22, 2010
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1775, William Bartram wrote in “Travels” of the flora and fauna of this area as he gathered specimens to ship to London.
 
Erected by Laurel District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in Cooperation with Forest Service -- U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rabun County Commissioners.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 34° 52.984′ N, 83° 21.098′ W. Marker is in Clayton, Georgia, in Rabun County. Marker is on Warwoman Road (County Route 219) 2.7 miles east of U.S. 441, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton GA 30525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rabun County Korean War Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rabun County War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Robert H. “Bob” Vickers 1908 - 1984 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Rabun County (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Rabun County Courthouse (approx. 2.9 miles away); York House Inn (approx.
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
4.2 miles away); Memorial Lands and Cottages (approx. 5.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clayton.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USColonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking south across Warwoman Road at the marker and the Bartram National Historic Trail (yellow blaze on tree) continuing south toward Rainy Mountain
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
4. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking east on Warwoman Road as the road curves south past the marker and the place where the Bartran National Historic Trail No. 164 crossed the road. The marker is extremely difficult to see heading east on Warwoman Road.
William Bartram Trail image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
5. William Bartram Trail
The Bartram National Historic Trail heading south from the marker
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By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
6. William Bartram Trail
The Bartram National Historic Trail headed north from the marker to Rabun Bald, at 4969 feet the second-highest peak in Georgia
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
7. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking west on Warwoman Road from the site of the marker toward Clayton, with the slope of Bleckley Mountain visible in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 24, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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