Kaintucks traveled down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers to sell their goods in markets in New Orleans and Natchez. They traveled home along a trail they helped make famous: the Old Natchez Trace. Audio described version.
Once common in the eastern half of the United States, most prehistoric American Indian mounds have been destroyed. Five mound sites remain on the Natchez Trace Parkway; discover what these ancient monuments mean to the descendants of those who built them. Audio described version.
Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery, died while traveling on the Old Natchez Trace in 1809. He is buried at milepost 385.9. Find out about his final days. Audio described version.