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.