Historic Markers Across Georgia



William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777



Marker ID: GCG 
Location: Just northeast of traffic circle at Columbus Rd entrance to Macon State College, Macon
County: Bibb
Coordinates: N 32° 48.9    W 083° 43.915
  32.815    -83.73191666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777  Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

During his 1775 visit, Bartram noted this area "exhibited a delightful diversified rural scene and promises a happy, fruitful, and salubrious region."


Erected by Macon State College and Waddell Barnes Botanical Gardens in cooperation with The Bartram Trail Conference, 2011




William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

More Information:
Wikipedia - William Bartram
William Bartram 1739-1823
Official web site of the Bartram Trail Conference

 

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