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Switzerland in Saint Johns 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, December 2, 2012
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.

My chief happiness consisted
in tracing and admiring the
infinite power, majesty, and
perfection of the Creator.

 
Erected by The Garden Club of Switzerland in cooperation with Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. and Area Community Clubs.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 3.336′ N, 81° 40.072′ W. Marker is in Switzerland, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is on William Bartram Scenic Highway (State Road 13), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Johns FL 32259, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Scenic Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Johns County / New Switzerland Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); Camp Chowenwaw (approx. 2.9 miles away); Beluthahatchee (approx. 3.2 miles away); Green Cove Springs (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Village Improvement Association Woman's Club (approx. 4.3 miles
William Bartram Trail Marker, looking north along William Bartram Scenic Highway (State Road 13) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2, 2012
2. William Bartram Trail Marker, looking north along William Bartram Scenic Highway (State Road 13)
away); Old Clay County Courthouse (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hickory Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Switzerland.
 
Also see . . .  The Travels of William Bartram. (Submitted on December 16, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
William Bartram Trail Marker looking south on State Road 13 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2, 2012
3. William Bartram Trail Marker looking south on State Road 13
In 1980, the Florida Legislature designated Florida State Road 13 as the “William Bartram Scenic Highway.”
William Bartram Trail Map image. Click for full size.
By Bartram Trail Org., `
4. William Bartram Trail Map
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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