History & Culture

A portion of the Old Trace in Claiborne County, Mississippi, 1935.
This 1935 photo shows a portion of the Old Trace that was modernized in Claiborne County, Mississippi.

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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 check out the links below to learn about the past.
 

10,000 Years of History

Last updated: February 9, 2022

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Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo , MS 38804

Phone:

800 305-7417
The Parkway Visitor Center near Tupelo, MS, is open 9am-4:30pm seven days a week. The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, December 25th and January 1st.

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