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Stockton in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bartramís Trail

 
 
Bartramís Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
1. Bartramís Trail Marker
Inscription. William Bartram, Americaís first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Baldwin County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britainís King George III, he traveled 2,400 miles in three journeys into the southern colonies in 1775-1776, collecting rare plants and specimens and making detailed drawings of plants and animals. Erected by Baldwin County Commission And Alabama Bicentennial Commission
 
Erected by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration, and the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 59.853′ N, 87° 51.368′ W. Marker is in Stockton, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on Alabama Route 59 at milepost 56, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton AL 36579, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mound Line (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockton Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Stockton / Old Schoolyard Park
Bartramís Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
2. Bartramís Trail Marker
(approx. one mile away); Major Robert Farmar Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kennedy Mill, c.1811 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bay Minette, Alabama (approx. 9.3 miles away); Bay Minette Korean War Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); Baldwin County Eternal Flame Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2013, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 124 times this year. Last updated on March 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querťtaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2013, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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