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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773–1777

 

—South Atlantic Region —

 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1776, naturalist William Bartram traveled through this area, noting the “cliffs of rocks” now known as Hurl Rocks.
 
Erected by The Garden Club of South Carolina in cooperation with The Department of Highways & Public Transportation of S.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 33° 40.183′ N, 78° 54.317′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard (State Highway 73) and South 20th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1948 Myrtle Beach Airport ( approx. 1.4 miles away); A-10 Thunderbolt II ( approx. 1.4 miles away); A-7D Corsair ( approx. 1.4 miles away); F-100 D/F Super Sabre ( approx. 1.4
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
miles away); 352nd Tactical Fighter Squadron ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Battlefield Cross ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Merchant Marine Monument ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Empty Chair POW MIA Memorial ( approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
 
More about this marker. The marker is at Hurl Rock Park, on the beach. The black rock outcroppings can be seen on the white sand beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Travels of William Bartram. The official website of the Bartram Trail Conference, Inc. (Submitted on February 8, 2007.) 

2. Books about William Bartram and his travels. on Amazon.com. (Submitted on February 8, 2007.) 

3. Hurl Rock Park. (Submitted on February 8, 2007.)
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Atlantic Ocean at Hurl Rock Park – View from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
3. Atlantic Ocean at Hurl Rock Park – View from the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,916 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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