The Natchez Trace Parkway

An authentic historic trail has been gathered into hundreds of historic sites. Enter a world “almost before time” as you travel the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Donovan’s Slough is not your average rest stop. Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. Donovan’s Slough is a remarkable collection of almost exotic trees and plants. In various seasons it can be a bird-watchers retreat, but it is always a delight to folks […]

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Two things make this a “MUST SEE” stop; The Tobacco Farm and The Old Trace. Both are things you can only see and appreciate on The Trace. In the road trips I have taken around the southeastern states, I have driven past hundreds of Tobacco fields. There is still quite […]

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There’s lots of fall color in Mississippi You can find lots of fall color in Mississippi. If you missed the drive to the mountains, it may not be too late to catch the color here at home. Cool weather comes a little later which delays the change of colors, but […]

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Just off the Natchez Trace are the remains of a once bustling town called Rocky Springs. Enough of its history has been uncovered to give a rare window into the past. A marker at this exit points you to historic Grindstone Ford which played a significant role during development of […]

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Lorman, MS, is not a tourist destination. You have to have a reason to go there. Our reason, as always was to discover things to amuse and enlighten … and we did! In fact we found four. Lots of treasures are found in out-of-the-way places. I found some things around […]

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Welcome to French Camp, MS. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it!   In 1830, an important Indian Treaty, The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek was signed by the chiefs of four Indian tribes and representatives of the US Government at what is now known as French Camp, MS. I will […]

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