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Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a National Parkway maintained by the National Park Service. It is about 444 miles through three states, limited access, only cars and recreational vehicles are allowed, and the speed limit is 50 mph. It dates … Continue reading

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Natchez, Mississippi

After a good night’s sleep we are both rested and ready to go. We crossed the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and then left Interstate 10, going north on Highway 61. This is the Great River Road, a National … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway. Done!

We’re almost finished with the Natchez Trace Parkway. Our first stop this morning was at the grave site of Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark explorers. This is the location where he died and where he is buried. Next … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway

Our trek up the Natchez Trace Parkway continues. Milepost 308.4 Cave Spring. A natural cave. A sign there talks about how sink holes are formed. Milepost 308.8 Bear Creek Mound. Another Indian mound. This one was built between 1400 and 1600. … Continue reading

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Tishomingo State Park, MS

I would not call this a sunny day; the sun came and went all day long. But the temperature did reach 72 degrees, which was nice. Tomorrow is supposed to bring some rain and storms so today was our day … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway

What a beautiful day, blue sky, sunshine, and 67 degrees. We left the Walmart parking lot this morning to continue our trek up the Natchez Trace Parkway. We have been stopping at most of the points of interest and historical … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace Parkway

Still moving north, but taking our time. I hear there’s another cold front to watch out for up there. It was nice here today, mostly sunny and got up to 70 degrees. There are still many sections of the Old … Continue reading

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