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Rincon in Effingham County, Georgia — 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, April 2008
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. John and William Bartram, naturalists, explored Ebenezer and Effinham County on their Savannah~ Augusta Travels.
 
Erected by Effingham County Council of Gardens Club of Georgia, the Garden Club of Georgia Inc., Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 32° 22.402′ N, 81° 10.957′ W. Marker is in Rincon, Georgia, in Effingham County. Marker is on Ebenezer Road (Route 275) near Old Augusta Road (County Route 284), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at Old Ebenezer Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Rincon GA 31326, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. March to the Sea: Ebenezer Creek (a few steps from this marker); Old River Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salzburgers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rev. John Martin Bolzius -The Rev. Israel Christian Gronau (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Town of Ebenezer (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Adam Treutlen
Front of Old Ebenezer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Front of Old Ebenezer Cemetery
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Silk Culture at Ebenezer (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Taverns on this Road (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rincon.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Bartram Trail Markers
 
Also see . . .
1. Bartram Trails. Bartram’s momentous southern journey took him from the foothills of the Appalachian mountains to Florida (Submitted on April 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Wikipedia entry for William Bartram. In 1773, he embarked upon a four-year journey through eight southern colonies. He made many drawings and took notes on the native flora and fauna, and the native American Indians. (Submitted on April 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. Wikipedia entry for John Bartram. John Bartram (May 23, 1699 O.S., Darby, Pennsylvania - September 22, 1777, Philadelphia) was an early American botanist and horticulturalist. (Submitted on April 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. William Bartram Trail Marker
William Bartram Trail Marker along Ebenezer Rd ( SR 275) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. William Bartram Trail Marker along Ebenezer Rd ( SR 275)
William Bartram image. Click for full size.
5. William Bartram
 
 
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