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Picolata in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 

—Deep South Region —

 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray King, May 7, 2011
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
At Fort Picolata, Nov. 18, 1765,
William Bartram and his father John
saw Creek Indian Treaty signed and
began their Florida plants survey.

Erected by
The Wildflower Garden Club of District IV
In loving memory of Lorraine Ridge
In cooperation with
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., and
The Woman's Club of St. Augustine, Fla.

 
Erected by National Council of State Garden Clubs.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 29° 55.322′ N, 81° 35.616′ W. Marker is in Picolata, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is on County Road 13 half a mile north of County Road 208, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Augustine FL 32092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Picolata (approx. half a mile away); Fort San Fransisco de Pupo (approx. 4.4 miles away); William Bartram's Plantation (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Bellamy Road (approx. 5˝ miles
William Bartram Trail Marker, at right image. Click for full size.
By Ray King, October 23, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker, at right
away); Green Cove Springs (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Village Improvement Association Woman's Club (approx. 7.2 miles away); Old Clay County Courthouse (approx. 7.3 miles away); Hickory Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Travels of William Bartram. The official site of the Bartram Trail Conference, Inc. (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. EnvironmentExplorationHorticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray King, October 23, 2011
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
This marker is on the east bank of the St Johns River, alongside County Road 13 in St Johns County. This is a picture of the river in the vicinity of the marker.
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray King, October 23, 2011
4. William Bartram Trail Marker
County Road 13 in St Johns County in the vicinity of the marker.
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray King, October 23, 2011
5. William Bartram Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2011, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 8, 2011, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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