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Natchez Trace Parkway featured in USA Today

USA Today asked local experts to name one great scenic drive in each state and the District of Columbia in time for summer road tripping. The Natchez Trace Parkway was chosen in USA Today’s “51 Great Scenic Drives.”

New Split Rail Up at Meriwether Lewis Site

In March 2011 the National Park Service put up a new split rail at a section of the Meriwether Lewis site to delineate the Old Trace along the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Meriwether Lewis Projects Near Completion

In 2009 the Natchez Trace Parkway began construction on a $3.5 million dollar rehabilitation project at the Meriwether Lewis death and burial site (Milepost 386).

Elvis Presley Birthplace Renovation

An exciting expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Birthplace in Tupelo has just been announced!

The Natchez Trace Compact Launches a New Website

The Natchez Trace Compact has a fresh look! We’ve launched our new website at www.scenictrace.com.

Enter to Win a $1,000 Gift Certificate from the Natchez Trace Compact

We are giving away a $1,000 gift certificate to a Natchez Trace Facebook fan!

New Section of the Multiuse Trail on the Parkway

The newest section of the Multiuse Trail opened January 21, 2011 along the Natchez Trace Parkway.

What Can You See in Tennessee?

Wondering what to do and see in Tennessee along the Natchez Trace? Take a look at these sites and attractions.

Attractions along the Parkway in the Jackson, MS Area

There are many fun and entertaining things to do and see in the Jackson, MS area!

Franklin Theatre Marquee Lighting Ceremony

It has been more than 40 years since the Franklin Theatre’s marquee has lit up 419 Main Street in Historic Downtown Franklin, and on Jan. 29, 2011, at 5 p.m., the marquee will once again shine. The Next Generation of the Heritage Foundation, comprised of 21-40 year old Heritage Foundation members, has made a $100,000 pledge to fund the replica of the original 1937 Franklin Theatre Marquee.

In honor of this special occasion, the Next Generation Heritage Foundation is sponsoring a “Champagne and Shopping Hour” beginning at 4 p.m. in many of the shops on Main Street.