Historic Markers Across Florida



William Bartram Trail Traced 1773- 1777



Marker ID:  
Location: Canaveral National Seashore (southern portion) near beach crossover #11.
County: Brevard
Coordinates: N 28° 41.860    W 080° 39.847
  28.69766666    -80.66411666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1G7H
 



Text:

Deep South Region, William Bartam Trail, traced 1773-1777.
William Bartram, while residing in Florida in 1776-77, explored Mosquito Lagoon by canoe seeing 11 bears in one day and many deer.
Erected by Cocoa-Rockledge Garden Club in cooperation with Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., Florida Dept of Transportation, and U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service Canaveral National Seasore.


Notes:

The Mosquito Lagoon makes the backdrop for this marker. This is a fee area (National Park).

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