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Near Thomson in McDuffie 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 David Seibert, July 2005
1. William Bartram Trail Marker
Inscription.
1773 the Treaty of Augusta
Bartram visited Wrightsborough
He described the view of high hills
and rich vales. He took on supplies.

 
Erected by Azalea District, The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc, in cooperation with Deep South Region.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William Bartram Trails marker series.
 
Location. 33° 33.043′ N, 82° 34.305′ W. Marker is near Thomson, Georgia, in McDuffie County. Marker is on Wrightsboro/Stagecoach Road 4 miles west of U.S. 78, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the site of the old town of Wrightsboro, four miles west of US 78/Ga 10/Ga 17, on Stagecoach Road which becomes Wrightsboro Road. Marker is in this post office area: Thomson GA 30824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wrightsboro (here, next to this marker); Wrightsboro Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rock House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Hickory Hill (approx. 6.6 miles away); Home of Thomas E. Watson (approx. 6.7
William Bartram Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 14, 2011
2. William Bartram Trail Marker
Looking west on Wrightsboro Road
miles away); Sen. Thomas E. Watson (approx. 6.8 miles away); Thomas Edward Watson (approx. 6.8 miles away); Rear Admiral Richard Ellington Hawes (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomson.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
Old church in Wrightsboro image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 13, 2000
3. Old church in Wrightsboro
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,545 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on May 23, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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