Natchez Trace Parkway Cannon Balls


The Lotz House is TripAdvisor’s No. 1 rated attraction in Franklin. Lotz House is located in the heart of downtown Franklin at “ground zero” for the Battle of Franklin, which […]

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Explore the Masters & Makers Trail that winds through the scenic beauty of the Williamson County countryside that bore witness to history and has produced the cherished traditions passed through […]

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Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

Tupelo Parkway Visitors Center

The Tupelo Visitors Center is the perfect starting point for any trip to the city where anything is possible.From interactive exhibits that highlight the city’s top attractions and a collective […]

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Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts

A cultural center with ever-changing exhibits. Housed in two historic homes on the National Register of historic Places, the center features year-round workshops, juried shows, conferences, themed exhibits for all […]

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MDWFP Museum of Natural Science – Jackson, MS

The MDWFP Museum of Natural Science is located in Jackson, Mississippi, at the LeFleur’s Bluff Education and Tourism Complex. The museum’s vast expanses of glass overlook a 300-acre natural landscape, […]

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Mount Locust – Natchez Trace Parkway – MS

Milepost 15.5 – Mount Locust – At this restored historic inn, one of the first stands in Mississippi, interpretive programs are given February through November.  Restroom, exhibits and ranger station.

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Grindstone Ford/Mangum Mound – Port Gibson, MS

Milepost 45.7 – Grindstone Ford/Mangum Mound – Northbound travelers used to consider themselves in wild country once they crossed the ford on Bayou Pierre. Artifacts found here tell about the prehistoric people […]

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Rocky Springs – Port Gibson, MS

Milepost 54.8 – Rocky Springs – A short trail from the upper parking area leads to the old townsite. Camping, picnicking, ranger station, restrooms, phone, and part of the old […]

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Dean Stand Site – Raymond, MS

Milepost 73.5 – Dean Stand Site – Served travelers in the 1820s and 30s. Nearby is the site of Dillon’s Plantation, headquarters for U.S. generals Grant and Sherman during the […]

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