Along the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 385.9 is the Meriwether Lewis Monument and Gravesite. Meriwether Lewis, Captain of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, is buried here beneath the monument at Pioneer Cemetery. Take time to stroll along the various trails and visit the information station located in a 1930s cabin. The cabin is located near the site of Grinder’s Stand where Lewis died a mysterious death. Was it murder or suicide?
Meriwether Lewis Monument and Gravesite
Come take a stroll along various trails and visit the monument and gravesite of the Captain of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.