This 1935 photo shows a portion of the Old Trace that was modernized in Claiborne County, Mississippi.
The history and culture found along the Natchez Trace Parkway is a lifetime worth of exploration for students of history, or just the curious. The number of cultures and historic topics touched by the Natchez Trace seems boundless. To begin your exploration, visit the stories
section and let yourself use centuries as stepping stones to learn about the past.