FLOR500, Garden 149 William Bartram, Naturalist and Writer (1739–1823) Born in Pennsylvania, William Bartram traveled extensively throughout the Southeast and Florida from 1774 to 1777. He visited what he called “Alachua Savannah” in 1774, spent a week traversing the prairie and met with the Indian chief Ahaya the Cowkeeper. His experiences were documented in his book Travels, published in 1779. He described Florida’s plants, animals, and the Seminole Indians. Travels was widely read in Europe and is still considered a classic work about Florida.
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William Bartram, Naturalist and Writer 

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William Bartram, Naturalist and Writer 

(1739–1823)

Born in Pennsylvania, William Bartram traveled extensively throughout the Southeast and Florida from 1774 to 1777. He visited what he called "Alachua Savannah” in 1774, spent a week traversing the prairie and met with the Indian chief Ahaya the Cowkeeper. His experiences were documented in his book Travels, published in 1779. He described Florida’s plants, animals, and the Seminole Indians. Travels was widely read in Europe and is still considered a classic work about Florida. 





 




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