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Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bartram Trail

Traced 1773-1777

 

—Deep South Region —

 
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
William Bartram Visits Augusta 1773 for Indian Ceded Lands Treaty.
1775 said . . . ."Augusta would become the Metropolis of Georgia"

 
Erected by Azalea District, The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., in Cooperation with Deep South Region City of Augusta.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 33° 28.694′ N, 81° 57.819′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is located along the Riverwalk near 8th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Augusta (a few steps from this marker); Great Indian Warrior / Trading Path (within shouting distance of this marker); De Soto In Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); A Memorial To Eli Whitney (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Augusta Cotton Exchange (about 600 feet away); The Mayham Tower (about 600 feet away); Jessye Norman (about 800 feet away); Colonial Augusta (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Also see . . .
William Bartram Trail Marker, traveling east on the Riverwalk image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. William Bartram Trail Marker, traveling east on the Riverwalk
 Wikipedia entry for William Bartram. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
William Bartram Trail Marker along the Riverwalk image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2012
3. William Bartram Trail Marker along the Riverwalk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,401 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on April 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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