Thing to Do

Exploring the Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site

Natchez Trace Parkway

Ceremony honoring the life of Meriwether Lewis with reenactors and Army soldiers.

Natchez Trace Parkway

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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.

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Last updated: May 16, 2021