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Event Details

  • 08/23/2014

    Location: Chickasaw Village Site, milepost 261.8 in Tupelo, MS | Map Time: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Fee Information: Free of Charge Contact Name: Visitor Center Staff Contact Phone Number: 1-800-305-7417

To celebrate the 98th anniversary of the National Park Service, the Natchez Trace Parkway will offer an interactive photography program at the Chickasaw Village Site (milepost 261.8 near Tupelo, Mississippi) on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. This one-hour program is open to all ages and all ability levels; beginner photographers are welcome. Bring your digital camera and join a ranger to learn the basics of landscape photography and practice these skills. For those without cameras, some one-time-use cameras may be available. Visitors are encouraged to wear sunscreen, a hat, comfortable walking shoes, and bring insect repellent.