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Fernandina Beach in Nassau 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 Mike Stroud, August 12, 2012
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
In 1774, William Bartram, famed
Colonial Naturalist, visited
Amelia Island and recorded the
flora and fauna of the area.

 
Erected by Rose Garden Club, Fernandina Beach Florida in cooperation with Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and the City of Fernandina Beach, Florida.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 40.279′ N, 81° 27.906′ W. Marker is in Fernandina Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on S Front Street near Centre Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the western terminus of Centre Street. Marker is in this post office area: Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida's First Atlantic to Gulf Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Invasion of British East Florida (within shouting distance of this marker); David L. Yulee (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lesesne House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nassau County Historic Courthouse (approx.
William Bartram Trail Marker, looking south near S Front Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 12, 2012
2. William Bartram Trail Marker, looking south near S Front Street
0.2 miles away); Phelan-Verot House Built Prior to 1866 (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fernandina Beach.
 
Also see . . .  The Trails of William Bartram. The Bartram Trail, his momentous southern journey took him from the foothills of the Appalachian mountains to Florida (Submitted on August 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker, west end of Centre Street at parking lot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 12, 2012
3. William Bartram Trail Marker, west end of Centre Street at parking lot
William Bartram image. Click for full size.
Portrait of Bartram by Charles Willson Peale
4. William Bartram
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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