Short Construction Delays Possible Near Tupelo, MS (milepost 264.4)
Repairs on a bridge will require one-lane closures of the Parkway for about 1/4 mile near Tupelo. Work is expected to be completed in fall of 2014. Please use caution due to construction traffic around the work area. More »
Portion of National Scenic Trail Near Tupelo Closed to Hikers
Part of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail (NOT the Parkway) near Tupelo, MS, has been closed until 2015 due to construction under Tupelo's Major Thoroughfare Construction Project. Parkway travelers may expect delays, but no detours are expected. More »
Ammendments to the Superintendent's Compendium
Launching, landing or operating an unmanned aircraft from or on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within the boundaries of the Natchez Trace Parkway is prohibited except as approved in writing by the superintendent. More »
11/30/2013Location: Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266 near Tupelo, MS | Map Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Visitor Center Staff Contact Phone Number: 1-800-305-7417
Pearl is an inspiring story of a legendary Chickasaw woman who became the youngest licensed pilot in American history. The film was the recipient of the Best of Show award at the 2009 Indie Fest, among other awards. The story of Eula "Pearl" Carter Scott reflects the rich cultural history of the Natchez Trace.
This 107-minute film is free to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. The Parkway Visitor Center is located along the Parkway at milepost 266, just north of Tupelo, Mississippi.