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Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Bartram Trail

 
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. William Bartram, noted naturalist and journalist, traveled down the Mississippi and along the Gulf Coast in 1777. His observations of plant life, geography and inhabitants were published in 1791.
 
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 23.55′ N, 88° 53.121′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) and Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 693 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Biloxi City Park & Welcome Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Biloxi (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Downtown Biloxi Walking Tour (about 400 feet away); Chris LeDoux (about 400 feet away); Brielmaier House (about 400 feet away); High Water Mark (about 400 feet away); Historic Downtown Biloxi (about 400 feet away); Biloxi City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Related markers.
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Florida Museum of Natural History: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Documenting the American South: Bartram, William, 1739-1823. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. The Travels of William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. New Georgia Encyclopedia of Geography & Environment: William Bartram in Georgia. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
6. Famous Floridians: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
7. National Geographic Magazine: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
8. About North Georgia: William Bartram. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. Exploration
 
William Bartram Trail Marker (View from South) image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 22, 2014
3. William Bartram Trail Marker (View from South)
Biloxi Park and Katrina Memorial across the street to the northwest. As photo was taken in mid-November, you can see the city is preparing for Christmas lighting display in the park.
William Bartram Trails Map image. Click for full size.
4. William Bartram Trails Map
The description of the Southeast and the discussion of Bartramís Travels are based on the historical data presently available.
William Bartram Portrait image. Click for full size.
Public Domain by Charles Willson Peale
5. William Bartram Portrait
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 67 times this year. Last updated on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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