William Bartram traveled the Southeast United States from 1773 through 1777. He published observations of plants, animals, geography and people in 1791. Bartram's Travels remains in print to the present.
William Bartram, Americas first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Baldwin County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britains King . . . — — Map (db m81855) HM
Here on the banks of the Tensaw River -- named for the Tensa Indian tribe whose principal village was located at this place -- Major Robert Farmar developed a plantation c. 1772. Farmar was one of the most prominent and controversial Alabamians of . . . — — Map (db m66380) HM
William Bartram, America's first great naturalist, passed through northwest Butler County in July 1775. He described the "limestone rocks" and "banks of various kinds of sea shells" left by oceans that covered this area millions of . . . — — Map (db m120937) HM
William Bartram, Americas first native born artist-naturalist, passed through Clarke County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britains King George . . . — — Map (db m101568) HM
William Bartram, Americas first native born artist-naturalist, passed through Elmore County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. In 1776 the appointed botanist of Britains King . . . — — Map (db m69431) HM
William Bartram, America's first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Macon County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain's King George . . . — — Map (db m99676) HM
William Bartram, American's first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Russell County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain's King . . . — — Map (db m164144) HM
In 1774, noted botanist William Bartram travelled across what is now the southeastern corner of Alachua County following an old Indian and trading trail. In Florida's territorial period, English-speaking settlers used the same route as a frontier . . . — — Map (db m41100) HM
The great Quaker naturalist of Philadelphia made a long journey through the southeastern states in the 1770's collecting botanical specimens. In May, 1774, he visited the Seminole Chief, Cowkeeper, at the Indian village of Cuscowilla located near . . . — — Map (db m146839) HM
Visited by William Bartram, America's first naturalist, in 1774.
Erected by Newberry Garden Club in cooperation with Dist. V. FFGC National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc.
Fla. Dept. of Transportation — — Map (db m119044) HM
William Bartram, botanist, artist, naturalist, explored St. Johns River area while headquartered near this site in 1774.
Erected by Palatka Daily News in cooperation with Garden Club of Palatka, Tillandsia Wildflower Club and Florida Federation . . . — — Map (db m56639) HM
The Flower Hunter William Bartram, naturalist and author of Travels, sailed past Palatka in the spring of 1774. The Seminoles called him "Puc-Puggy," which means "Flower Hunter." The dried flower on this panel is one of the . . . — — Map (db m167990) HM
Mount Royal has been a favored location for people to live for thousands of years. Archaeological sites include a Native American burial mound, earthworks, village area, and evidence of a British plantation, as well as the remains of a Spanish . . . — — Map (db m60469) HM
North of this marker on Lake Jessup are warm sulphur springs, near which John and William Bartram camped during their excursion up the Saint Johns River in 1765-1766.
In the late 1870s, W.G. White built a store here, bringing goods by . . . — — Map (db m156161) HM
In 1766 on the banks of the St. Johns River at Little Florence Cove, William Bartram attempted to farm a 500-acre land grant. Bartram had spent much of the previous year exploring the new British Colony of East Florida with his father, John Bartram, . . . — — Map (db m48683) HM
At Fort Picolata, Nov. 18, 1765,
William Bartram and his father John
saw Creek Indian Treaty signed and
began their Florida plants survey.
The Wildflower Garden Club of District IV
In loving memory of Lorraine Ridge . . . — — Map (db m42235) HM
In 1765, William Bartram, famed Colonial Naturalist visited the Coquina Quarry & recorded the flora & fauna of the area.
The Presidents Council of Garden Clubs & St. Johns County Inc. &
Gaillardia, Dianthus, Cherokee, . . . — — Map (db m127360) HM
Within a mile and a half of this marker are numerous prehistoric sites, several of which date from 2000 BC. Native Americans occupied the northern river section from about 4000 BC until the arrival of Europeans after 1500 AD. Riverbank . . . — — Map (db m61973) HM
Bartram Gardens & Trail at the Stetson Aquatic Center The grounds of the Stetson Aquatic Center commemorate the work of William Bartram (1739-1823), America's first native born naturalist. The site is part of the Bartram Trail that . . . — — Map (db m184636) HM
Sites Bartram Visited in Volusia County These sites are locations visited by John and William Bartram along the St. Johns River and included in William's book, Travels. A site listed below with a blue heading is accessible by . . . — — Map (db m184721) HM
Bartram Noticed Migration William Bartram was among the first naturalists to describe, name, or illustrate Florida birds, and one of the first to explain how migration works. He saw birds in Florida during the winter that he knew to . . . — — Map (db m184679) HM
Fly Fishing for "Trout" The St. Johns River has long been associated with fishing. Bartram was probably the first to describe fly-fishing with a treble hook, deer fur, and feathers that he called "a bob." As he travelled up the St. . . . — — Map (db m184692) HM
A Connection with Wild Nature William Bartram's Quaker upbringing held a view of nature as a reflection of God. Scientists continue to examine his accounts for their accurate descriptions of the Florida environment before the impact . . . — — Map (db m184693) HM
Bartram writes the following just prior to being hit by the "hurricane" on Lake Beresford: "SOON after ascending this branch of the river, on the right hand presents to view, a delightful little bluff, consisting chiefly of shells, and covered . . . — — Map (db m184754) HM
"The Laurel Magnolia, which grows on this river are the most beautiful and tall The flowers are in the center of a coronet of dark green, shining, ovate pointed entire leaves: they are large, perfectly white, and expanded like a full blown Rose . . . — — Map (db m184760) HM
William Bartram's legacy to western literature, art, science, and American exploration is expansive and undeniable. His published work inspired English writers such as William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge, Percy Shelly, and Alfred Tennyson, and . . . — — Map (db m184749) HM
William Bartram's Travels Famed naturalist, artist and poetic writer William Bartram first visited Blue Spring in January 1766. His writing and artwork inspired many, from naturalist artist John James Audubon to Romantic poet Samuel . . . — — Map (db m184662) HM
Shell Bluff on the Savannah River 15 miles northeast has been famous since Indian days because of its outcrops of fossil shells including those of giant
oysters. These lived in the Eocene sea that covered this part of Georgia some 50 million years . . . — — Map (db m13134) HM
"The village of Augusta." wrote the celebrated American naturalist and botanist of his visits in 1765 and 1773, "is situated on a rich and fertile plain of the Savanna River; the buildings are near its banks and extend two miles. The site of Augusta . . . — — Map (db m9761) HM
The colonial road from Charleston to Vicksburg followed the highway at this point. The route, used by Col. Langdon Welch on his expedition to the Mississippi in 1698, was thereafter followed by British traders. Through Taliaferro Co., it followed . . . — — Map (db m15242) HM
William Bartram, noted naturalist and journalist, traveled down the Mississippi and along the Gulf Coast in 1777. His observations of plant life, geography and inhabitants were published in 1791. — — Map (db m79087) HM
The North Carolina Bartram Trail is a hiking trail to commemorate the 1775 visit of Philadelphia naturalist William Bartram to Western North Carolina. Begun in the 1970s, the trail parallels Bartram's actual route into Cherokee country. It begins at . . . — — Map (db m123224) HM
William Bartram Naturalist
Visited this area of the Cherokee Nation in May, 1775
while on his mission to record the natural
and cultural resources along the trading
route between the Low Country to the east
and the Overhill Country to . . . — — Map (db m123222) HM
The main trading path to the Cherokee Nation paralleled the route of Highway 11 for several miles at this point. This section of the path was used by travelers going from Keowee, the main Lower Town of the Cherokees, across . . . — — Map (db m14383) HM