Historic Markers Across Georgia



William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777



Marker ID: GCG 
Location: Frederica Rd past the entrance to Fort Frederica, St Simons
County: Glynn
Coordinates: N 31° 13.401    W 081° 23.217
  31.22335    -81.38695
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMGJ6Y
William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777 Marker  



Text:

In 1774 William Bartram came to Frederica.
He explored St. Simons Island and noted the flora and beautiful live oaks.

Erected by the St. Simons Council of Garden Clubs in cooperation with the Oleander District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the National Park Service

National Council of State Garden Club's - Deep South Region



 
Notes:

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

 

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