Near Thomson in McDuffie County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Bartram Trail
—Deep South Region —
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 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 Era • Horticulture & Forestry • Notable Persons •
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