William Bartram Trails
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In 1775, Bartram saw near thissite, "a grand forest; thetrees of the first order inmagnitude and beauty"
Baton Rouge 1775: Arriving by boat, Bartram was a guest hereat "a very delightful villa,with extensive plantations."
Wm. Bartram, Colonial Naturalistwrote in "Travels" in 1776 onterrain, flora and fauna ofarea surrounding Baton Rouge
In 1775, Bartram noted nearhere a "very large and well cultivated plantation" with a "spacious garden" by the house.
William Bartram, America's first great naturalist, passed through northwest Butler County in July 1775. He described the "limestone rocks" and "banks of various kinds of sea shells" left by oceans that covered this area millions of years ago, and not…
The North Carolina Bartram Trail is a hiking trail to commemorate the 1775 visit of Philadelphia naturalist William Bartram to Western North Carolina. Begun in the 1970s, the trail parallels Bartram's actual route into Cherokee country. It begins at the Geo…
Visited this area of the Cherokee Nationin May, 1775
while on his mission to record the natural
and cultural resources along the trading
route between the Low Country to the east
and the Overhill Country to the west.