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Near Danielsville in Madison County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773 – 1777

 

óDeep South Region ó

 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 16, 2012
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. Naturalist ~ Artist ~ Historian

Described the rare native plant Nestronia umbellate.

Explored local area in 1773.
 
Erected by Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta in cooperation with The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., and Madison County Chamber of Commerce.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 34° 11.483′ N, 83° 9.234′ W. Marker is near Danielsville, Georgia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Wildcat Bridge Road (County Route 399) and John Conant Drive, on the left when traveling east on Old Wildcat Bridge Road. Touch for map. The marker stands at the entrance to Camp Kiwanis, of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2611-2613 Old Wildcat Bridge Road, Danielsville GA 30633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt. Col. Lemuel Penn and the Civil Rights Act (approx. 4.7 miles away); Crawford W. Long (approx. 6 miles away); Madison County (approx. 6 miles away); Crawford Long Birthsite (approx. 6 miles
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 16, 2012
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
away); Crawford W Long M D (approx. 6 miles away); The Franklin Springs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Historical Franklin Springs (approx. 6.3 miles away); Original Site and Portions (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danielsville.
 
Regarding William Bartram Trail. Camp Kiwanis is a year-round residence camp that provides a positive, challenging outdoor experience to the youth served by Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. It is located on 160 acres in Madison County, Georgia.



Camp Kiwanis serves as the Environmental Education Center for over 17,000 members of the 24 Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. The site, a gift from Georgia Pacific, is located on the scenic and historic Broad River and Bartram Trail.



The Campís Program and Facility theme is centered on William Bartramís travels along the Broad River in 1773 just after the Cherokee Nation sold the property to the British Government. All camper, staff and quest facilities are log cabins similar to pioneer and Cherokee cabins. All programs feature Cherokee Culture, Georgia's Colonial History, and Bartramís zeal for
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 16, 2012
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking northwest on Old Wildcat Bridge Road
nature and adventure.



Camp Kiwanis was founded and is supported by the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta. Additional support comes from the United Way of Atlanta and the Rotary Club of Atlanta.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
Entrance to Camp Kiwanis image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 16, 2012
4. Entrance to Camp Kiwanis
The camp is centered around William Bartram's travels along the Broad River in 1773.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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