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Near Longwood in Seminole 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 AGS Media, January 2, 2012
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.  
"In 1774, William Bartram, famed
Naturalist, camped near here
and identified a wide variety
of native plants and wildlife."

 
Erected by The Garden Clubs of District VII
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs
in cooperation with
Florida Department of Transportation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 28° 43.489′ N, 81° 22.388′ W. Marker is near Longwood, Florida, in Seminole County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 4 at milepost 96, 2˝ miles east of State Road 434, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located at the Richey Green Interstate Rest Facility along eastbound I-4. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Longwood FL 32750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Seminole County (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Seminole County
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, January 2, 2012
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 1.7 miles away); Historic Longwood/E.W. Henck (approx. 2.3 miles away); Longwood Hotel/Bradley McIntyre House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Orange Belt Railway (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lake Mary Historic Sites (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Longwood.
 
More about this marker. The marker is capped with the emblem of the National Council of State Garden Clubs.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationHorticulture & Forestry
 
Richey Green Interstate Rest Facility Plaque image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, January 2, 2012
3. Richey Green Interstate Rest Facility Plaque
Designated by 1967 Legislature of Florida
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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