Near East Palatka in Putnam County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Bartram Trail
Deep South Region
—Traced 1773 - 1777 —
Erected by Palatka Daily News in cooperation with Garden Club of Palatka, Tillandsia Wildflower Club and Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
Erected by Palatka Daily News, Garden Club of Palatka, Tillandsia Wildflower Club, Florida Federation of Garden Clubs.
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
Location. 29° 37.829′ N, 81° 35.288′ W. Marker is near East Palatka, Florida, in Putnam County. Marker is on U.S. 17, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is in front of a wayside park on the property of a FPL (Florida Power & Light) substation. Another historic marker--Rollestown--is within the wayside park, about 100 yards to the west. Marker is in this post office area: East Palatka FL 32131, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rollestown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Spirit of the American Doughboy (approx. 2.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial Plaza Basil C. Pearce Jr. USS Tang Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Putnam County High School Band WWII Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Woodmen of the World Vietnam Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); City of Palatka Florida 9/11 Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bronson-Mulholland House (approx. 2.8 miles away).
More about this marker. Upon first glance, the marker appears to have lost a lot of paint. However, closer inspection revealed the blemishes to be lichens. Perhaps somewhat appropriate for a William Bartram marker. Definitely needs a good cleaning.
Categories. • Exploration •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida. This page has been viewed 686 times since then. Last updated on June 21, 2012, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Ray King of Jacksonville, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.