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Pensacola in Escambia 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 Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2015
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription. In 1775 William Bartram described Pensacola and the hospitality he received when even Gov. Chester urged him to be his houseguest.
 
Erected by Athena Garden Club in Cooperation with the City of Pensacola, the Architectural Review Board, Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. Inc.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 24.493′ N, 87° 12.576′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (County Road 196) and South Alcaniz Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Located in the William Bartram Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Bayfront Pkwy, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. De Soto Trail / A Port with Promise (a few steps from this marker); Mooring Anchor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piers, Ports and Wharves: A Look At Pensacola's Waterfront (about 400 feet away); Firefighter Vista S. Lowe (about 400 feet away); Christ Church
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 29, 2015
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
(about 400 feet away); John Wesley Hardin (about 700 feet away); Original Site of First Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); The Commanding Officer's Compound (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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