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Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway,9780897329255

Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780897329255

ISBN10:
0897329252
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/26/2011
Publisher(s):
Menasha Ridge Press
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Summary

Through the Heart of the Deep South the Natchez Trace Parkway traverses 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi, to its northern terminus near Nashville, Tennessee. Whether you are planning a visit or are already on your way, the Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway greatly enhances the drive and ensures that you don't miss the many discoveries that await.

Table of Contents

List of Mileposts by Category inside front and back covers Map Legend and Icon Keyp. vii
Mapsp. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Overviewp. 1
What and Where Is the Natchez Trace?p. 3
The Visitor Centerp. 4
Tough Old Tracesp. 4
The Birth and Death of the Natchez Trace as a Roadp. 5
The Resurrection of the Natchez Trace as a Parkwayp. 6
How to Use This Guidep. 8
Traveling Your Own Tracep. 11
˘Should We Stop Here?÷p. 11
Parkway Categoriesp. 11
The Trace Top Twentyp. 12
The Old Tracep. 14
Kaintuck Boatmen and the Postal Roadp. 16
Archeology and Native Americansp. 18
Civil War and Other Military Historyp. 22
Natural Wondersp. 23
The Living Tracep. 26
National Park Service (NPS) Informationp. 27
The Nuts and Bolts of Traveling the Tracep. 29
How to Use the Milepostsp. 29
Parkway Rulesp. 30
Emergenciesp. 31
A Litter-free Tracep. 31
Speeding Along on the Parkwayp. 31
Timing Your Tripp. 32
Weather and Climatep. 32
What to Wearp. 33
How Safe Is the Trace?p. 33
Natural Dangersp. 34
Children's Activitiesp. 36
Gas, Food, and Lodgingp. 37
The Many Ways to Travel the Tracep. 49
Motorized Vehiclesp. 49
Bicyclesp. 50
Hiking and Horsesp. 55
Waterp. 61
Accessible Areas for the Disabledp. 62
A Chronology of the Natchez Tracep. 63
Sight-seeing by Milepostp. 69
Natchez, Mississippip. 69
Natchez, Mississippi, to Jackson, Mississippip. 76
Jackson, Mississippip. 88
Jackson, Mississippi, to Tupelo, Mississippip. 90
Tupelo, Mississippip. 104
Tupelo, Mississippi, to the Alabama State Linep. 111
Alabama (Mileposts 313-341.8)p. 115
Tennessee (Mileposts 343.5-444)p. 128
Nashville, Tennesseep. 133
Resourcesp. 135
Booksp. 135
Pamphletsp. 137
Internetp. 137
Appendixesp. 141
Accommodations within a 15-minute Bicycle Ride of the Parkwayp. 141
Chambers of Commerce for Towns within Approximately 20 Miles of the Parkwayp. 147
Campgrounds Near the Natchez Trace Parkwayp. 150
Natchez Trace Parkway Sub-District Officesp. 152
Non-Vehicular Campgrounds for Bicyclers, Hikers, and Scout Groupsp. 154
Indexp. 155
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