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Zachary in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 
 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
In 1775, Bartram made a
special trip by horseback to
"White plains" noting "grassy
fields of many miles extent."



 
Erected by The Foundation for Historical Louisiana Marguerite Harrell Mills and David Pipe Mills Fund In Cooperation With The Bartram Trail Conference.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 30° 41.414′ N, 91° 12.351′ W. Marker is in Zachary, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Plains-Port Hudson Road and Old Scenic Highway (Louisiana Highway 964), on the right when traveling east on Plains-Port Hudson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zachary LA 70791, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Plains Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Port Hudson Siege (approx. 2.6 miles away); Linwood (approx. 2.9 miles away); U.S. Navy 32 Pounder Gun (approx. 4 miles away); U.S. Navy 8 - Inch Shell Gun (approx. 4 miles away); Union Batteries 7 and 8
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); U.S. Navy 42-Pounder Gun, Model 1816 On Barbette Carriage (approx. 4.2 miles away); Subterranean Torpedoes (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zachary.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEnvironmentExplorationHorticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2016. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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