Historic Markers Across Georgia



William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777



Marker ID:  
Location: GA 137 at Fickling Mill Rd.
County: Taylor
Coordinates: N 32° 39.241    W 084° 10.671
  32.65401666    -84.17785
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7M57
William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777 Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

William Bartram Trail
Traced 1773-1777

In 1775 during the travels of botanist William Bartram he first discovered golden St. John´s wort (his Hypericum aureum) near this site on Patsiliga Creek

Erected By

Taylor County Historical & Genealogical Society




William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777
Photo by Ken Moser


Notes:

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

 

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