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TUPELO, MS: – On Saturday, May 26, 2012, four noted historians from the region will share their knowledge of the War of 1812 during the Natchez Trace Parkway’s bicentennial commemoration. “Muster On the Natchez Trace: Prelude to the War of 1812,” which will be held both Saturday and Sunday at the Gordon House Historic Site, will also include an array of living history demonstrations and re-enactments. Continue reading
Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this spring season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant.” This presentation will be given on Friday, May 11, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, managing director of Rainwater Observatory. Continue reading
A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. Continue reading
TUPELO, MS – Join New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Rangers Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes and Matt Hampsey on Thursday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m. for a performance of songs from the recently released CD project “Songs of the Lower Mississippi Delta.” Continue reading
TUPELO, MS: The Natchez Trace Parkway has partnered with the 7th US Infantry Living History Association and the Natchez Trace Parkway Association in a multi-year effort to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Through this partnership, the public may experience living history demonstrations based on actual events that occurred on or near the Natchez Trace. Continue reading
Tupelo, MS – Join a Park Ranger for a Wildflower Walk on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 10:00 am at the Chickasaw Village Site (milepost 261.8 on the
Natchez Trace Parkway near Tupelo, Mississippi). Continue reading
The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will perform living history demonstrations that show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to 1840. The demonstrations will take place at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center (located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi) from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Continue reading
TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway will recognize National Park Week, April 21-29, 2012, with the annual “Celebrate Wildlife Weekend” on Saturday, April 21, at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Continue reading