Press Releases

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center – July 23

July 13, 2011

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.

Natchez Trace Parkway Awarded Grants for Teachers

June 27, 2011

The Natchez Trace Parkway has joined forces with school districts in Mississippi to provide students with innovative and exciting new learning experiences.

Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Free Junior Ranger Programs, July 2011

June 27, 2011

The Natchez Trace Parkway will continue Junior Ranger programs at the
Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center through the month of July.

The Natchez Trace Parkway to Host An Interpretive Display of Prehistoric American Indian Tools

June 20, 2011

Mr. Pat Arinder will display replicas of prehistoric American Indian tools at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, July 2, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, June 25, 2011

June 7, 2011

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.

Wildflower Walk at the Natchez Trace Parkway

June 6, 2011

The Natchez Trace Parkway will present a Wildflower Walk on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.

Nissan Sponsors Re-Opening of Historic Franklin Theatre

May 31, 2011

The Franklin Theatre today announced that Nissan Americas will sponsor the historic theater’s grand re-opening on Friday, June 3, including a 1930s-themed celebration in downtown Franklin.

“Summer Wildlife Festival” on Saturday, June 4, 2011

May 23, 2011

The Natchez Trace Parkway will host a “Summer Wildlife Festival” on Saturday, June 4 at the Natchez Trace Parkway Information Cabin, in Ridgeland, Mississippi from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Free Junior Ranger Programs, June 2011

May 23, 2011

The Natchez Trace Parkway will begin Junior Ranger programs at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on June 4, 2011. The programs will be conducted Saturday mornings beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will cover natural and cultural history topics that are related to the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Natchez Trace Parkway Closure from Milepost 204.3 to 214.5

May 20, 2011

Natchez Trace Parkway officials announce a closure from milepost 204.3 to milepost 214.5 due to the impacts of recent storms.