Press Releases

The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

March 15, 2011

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, March 19, 2011, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi.

The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its knowledge and talents. The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is the first instrument developed in the United States.

Cancellation of Program by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

February 18, 2011

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the scheduled program by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Parkway Visitor Center has been canceled.

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, February 26, 2011

February 18, 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. The demonstrations will take place at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center (located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi) from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2011.