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South Newport in McIntosh 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 Mike Stroud, August 2008
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. Donald McIntosh welcomed William Bartram to his home in 1773, giving him shelter from "A Tremendous Thunderstorm."
 
Erected by McIntosh Family Cemetery Association in cooperation with Oleander District the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 31° 37.13′ N, 81° 24.075′ W. Marker is in South Newport, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker is on Coastal/Ocean Highway (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is about 1.7 m south of the South Newport River. Marker is in this post office area: Townsend GA 31331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The McIntosh Family Of McIntosh County (here, next to this marker); Jonesville (approx. 1.1 miles away); South Newport Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Confederate Post in 1864 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Skirmish in Bulltown Swamp (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rice Hope (approx. 4.8 miles away); John Houstoun McIntosh (approx. 4.8 miles away); Mallow Plantation (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Newport.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
William Bartram Trail Marker shares location at McIntosh Family Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. William Bartram Trail Marker shares location at McIntosh Family Historical Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on June 7, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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