Ohio Valley pioneers floated their crops to Nachez or New Orleans in flatboats and returned home afoot or on horseback via the Trace. Swift post riders could carry the mail between Nashville and Natchez in less than 10 days.
|Street Atlas missed the Natchez Trace Parkway|
Emerald Mound is the second largest Native American Temple Mound in the US. This eight acre mound, constructed from a natural hill, was built and used from about 1300 to 1600 by the Mississippians, ancestors of the Natchez Indians.
|Archaeologist's concept of the structure that|
crested this hill.
|The mound was built in two stages over a natural occurring hill.|
The iconic sunken trace eroded by thousands of travelers.
|Might I be walking in the footsteps of|
Daniel Boone or Davy Crockett
I will be hanging out at the Vicksburg Elks (32.293998, -90.892205) for a few days. The weather in Texas is nasty and won't clear until Monday. Hard to believe that it is sunny here and 300 miles to the west Texas is being pummeled by rain, hail, and tornadoes.