Natchez Trace Parkway Presents “Women of the Natchez Trace”

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites the public to “Women of the Natchez Trace” on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm, at the Parkway Visitor Center. Wrap up Women’s History Month with a 30-minute talk from a park ranger about the women of the Natchez Trace.

During March, a photo exhibit about the women of the Natchez Trace is on display in the Parkway Visitor Center. This exhibit includes one of Roane Fleming Byrnes’s formal dresses on display in the visitor center.

The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will also demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills from 10:00 am until 2:30 pm. The presentations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those pioneers who lived in the area from the 1700s to 1840.

These programs are free to the public. The Parkway Visitor Center is located at milepost 266 on the Natchez Trace Parkway, near Tupelo, Mississippi. For additional information go to www.nps.gov/natr or call 1-800-305-7417. 

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