The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association November 5, 2016

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Date: October 21, 2016
Contact: Andy Danneker, (662) 680-4018

TUPELO, MS –A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi.

The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its knowledge and talents. The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is the first instrument developed in the United States. Dating back to the early 1800s, the dulcimer is an instrument whose very name means "sweet sound." The National Park Service and the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association invite everyone to listen to the soft sweet sounds of the dulcimer and learn about its extensive history.

This program is free. For additional information, call 1-800-305-7417. 

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Last updated: October 21, 2016

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2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804

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