Natchez Trace Marker - Nashville, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 36° 08.749 W 086° 48.687
16S E 516962 N 4000138
Quick Description: Marker in Centennial Park marking the end of an old Native American trail from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 2/17/2013 7:53:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMGDB0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Guesthouses
Views: 2

Long Description:
Originally the Natchez Trace was used by the Chickasaw, Choctaw, and other tribes as a path to the rich hunting grounds of Tennessee and Kentucky.  In 1801 treaties with Chickasaw and Cherokee Indians provided for the opening of a wagon road from Nashville to Natchez.  The marker is inscribed:

Natchez Trace
Nashville, Tenn - Natchez, Miss.
Five Hundred And One Miles

Erected By
Cumberland, Campbell & McCrory Chapters
Daughters Of The American Revolution
1912
Feature Discription: Natchez Trace End Point Marker

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: Natchez, Mississippi

End of the road: Nashville, Tennessee

Secondary Web Address: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
We ask that if you visit the site, please include a unique picture with your impressions of the location. If possible, and if you are not too shy, please include yourself and your group in the photo. Extra points will be given for your best buffalo imitation or if you are licking something salty.
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