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- A concert at the historic Franklin Theatre will have a distinct Muscle Shoals flavor and will mark a developing partnership with like-minded Tennesseans. The August 11, 2012 show will be headlined by Percy Sledge, whose 1966 hit “When A Man Loves A Woman” burst out of Muscle Shoals to top the charts worldwide and establish Muscle Shoals as a major hit recording center. He will be backed by the Decoys, which includes Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section bassist David Hood. Check out the entire article here.
- If you love the Natchez Trace, you’ve got to follow this blog! This traveler goes all through the South, blogging and taking photos of his journey. Not only is his blog interesting and you’re able to read what it’s like first-hand, but the photos alone seem to speak alone. Follow “Somewhere Along the Way” here.
- YouTube Video: From mile-marker 0 to mile-marker 444, the Natchez Trace winds its way through Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. From Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, the Trace speaks its way through America’s history, each city telling its own happenings from prehistoric times to the present. Come take a day trip or a 444-mile trip to hear what our cities are saying now to their echos of the past. The Natchez Trace Parkway… America’s history. Unwind with us. Check out the YouTube video here.
- Take a look at this article to read about a visitor’s trip along the Natchez Trace Parkway.
- The Natchez Trace Parkway was featured in RoadRUNNER magazine, a national travel publication for motorcyclists. Take a look at this great article right here.
- 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. Take a look at the press release here.
- Positive changes have been taking place along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Motorist and cyclist safety has improved, bathrooms have been upgraded, signage has been changed and exhibits have been overhauled. Tupelo’s Daily Journal says it’s ” more like a park.” See why.
- Yahoo Travel named the Natchez Trace Parkway one of the Top 10 Great Spring Break Getaways! It was also ranked in the Top 10 Most-Visited Places in the National Park System in 2011.
- The Wayne County Welcome Center in Collinwood at mile 355 off the Natchez Trace Parkway houses a small museum area which attracts much attention from our many visitors. Recently a presentation was made to add to our collection. It is a large section of the paddle from the old paddle boat “Mississippi Queen” out of Natchez, Mississippi. This piece of history is authenticated, labeled and a brief story accompanies this item. The way it was acquired by the donor is a story in itself.