Historic Markers Across Georgia



William Bartram Trail



Marker ID: GCG 
Location: at the William H. Ford, Sr. Museum and Visitors Center on Old Montgomery Rd, Savannah, GA
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 31° 57.564    W 081° 05.506
  31.9594    -81.09176666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKBTM
William Bartram Trail Marker  



Text:

William Bartram Trail
Traced 1765-1766 Sept. 25, 1765

John Bartram & son William visited
George Whitefield's “orphan house” &
Noted many fruit trees “but ye greatest
Number & largest trees is ye mulberry.”

Erected by
The Women's Board of Bethesda
The Bethesda-Union Society on Savannah, Inc.
In cooperation with
Bethesda Academy
The Bartram Trail Conference



 

William Bartram Trail

Notes:

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

 

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