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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Milepost 18.4 – Bullen Creek – A self-guiding trail leads through a mixed hardwood-pine forest. The walk takes 15 minutes.
Milepost 41.5 – Sunken Trace – Self-guiding trail. Allow five minutes to walk through a deeply eroded section of the original trace.
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 […]
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 […]
Milepost 61.0 – Lower Choctaw Boundary – This line bounded, north and south, lands taken up by new settlers of the Mississippi country and lands of the Choctaw.
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 […]
Milepost 78.3 – Battle of Raymond – This Civil War battle of the Vicksburg campaign in 1863 was fought nearby.
Milepost 88.1 – Cowles Mead Cemetery – Much of the Mississippi’s early history can be traced through the life of Cowles Mead, a stand owner along the Old Trace and […]
Milepost 93.1 – Osburn Stand – Noble Osburn opened a stand here in 1811. By the early 1820s, when the city of Jackson was founded, traffic shifted away from this […]