Historic Markers Across Florida

William Bartram Trail Traced 1773- 1777

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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


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.


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