Historic Markers Across Georgia



William Bartram Trail



Marker ID: State Botanical Garden and GCG 
Location: 0.2 mile inside entrance to Botanical Garden off S. Milledge Ave., Athens
County: Clarke
Coordinates: N 33° 54.302    W 83° 22.676
  33.905033    -83.37793
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2V0
William Bartram Trail Marker  



Text:

DEEP SOUTH REGION
WILLIAM BARTRAM TRAIL
TRACED 1773-1777

Eminent artist -- naturalist.
Described numerous species of
flora including Franklinia.
Explored local area in 1773.

ERECTED BY
The State Botantical Garden of Georgia
IN COOPERATION WITH
The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.



 
Notes:

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

 

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