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Savannah in Chatham 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, January 2008
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1765 John and William Bartram, naturalists, began an extended trail from Savannah through Georgia and left a legacy of impressions.
 
Erected by The Oleander District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in cooperation with The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.The City of Savannah, Georgia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.942′ N, 81° 5.573′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on W. River Street near N. Barnard St., on the left. Touch for map. On the Waterfront. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Settlement of Savannah (a few steps from this marker); SS Savannah and SS John Randolph (a few steps from this marker); The Propeller Club of the Port of Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); "A World Apart" (within shouting distance of this marker); Ships That Carried the Name Savannah (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joel Chandler Harris in Savannah 1870-1876
Savannah's West River Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 2002
2. Savannah's West River Street
(about 300 feet away); Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing (about 400 feet away); Oglethorpe Bench (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study other marker shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Georgia Trails. Bartram Trail is designated a National Recreation Trail and John Bartram visited the Southeast in 1765 and 1766 in his role as Botanist Royal in America. William Bartram's intention was to record the region's animal and plant life his writings detailed life in early Georgia. (Submitted on February 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Info and Map of the Trail(s). (Submitted on February 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 9, 2013
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 21, 2005
4. William Bartram Trail Marker
William Bartram Trail Marker, seen at lower right , along River Street in Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
5. William Bartram Trail Marker, seen at lower right , along River Street in Savannah
William Bartram Trail Marker, along River Street in Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2010
6. William Bartram Trail Marker, along River Street in Savannah
William Bartram Trail Marker along the Savannah River image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
7. William Bartram Trail Marker along the Savannah River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,526 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on March 9, 2013, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on October 6, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on January 17, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7. submitted on November 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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