1739 - William Bartram was born 20th of April in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania.
1773 - He set off alone on a four-year journey through eight southern colonies.
- He found great cooperation from Ahaya the Cowkeeper, chief of the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe.
1777 - Bartram returned to Philadelphia and spent working at the Bartram's Garden.
1802 - Bartram met the school teacher Alexander Wilson and began to teach him the rudiments of ornithology and natural history illustration.
1823 - William Bartram died 22nd of July at his home at the age of 84.
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