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Near Lawrenceburg in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace

 
 
This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
1. This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace Marker
Inscription. over which pioneers traveled through Lawrence County, Tennessee, which was organized Oct. 21, 1817.
The county seat, Lawrenceburg, was created on Nov. 23, 1819, and named in honor of Capt. James Lawrence, naval hero of the War of 1812.
Erected May 15, 1998
 
Erected 1998 by Buffalo River Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 35° 23.396′ N, 87° 32.054′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 375.8) and Laurel Hill Road (Old Trace Drive), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Old Trace Drive turnout. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg TN 38464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Natchez Trace (a few steps from this marker); Natchez Trace (approx. 5.4 miles away); Steele's Iron Works (approx. 6 miles away); Metal Ford (approx. 6 miles away); Army of Tennessee
The Old Natchez Drive image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
2. The Old Natchez Drive
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Dogwood Mudhole (approx. 8.1 miles away); Meriwether Lewis: Life Compass (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Natchez Trace – Early American Trail (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
3. This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace Marker
A Ride on the Old Natchez Trace image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
4. A Ride on the Old Natchez Trace
Hazards of the Trace image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
5. Hazards of the Trace
Travelers on the Trace image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
6. Travelers on the Trace
Origin of the Natchez Trace image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2010
7. Origin of the Natchez Trace
Old Trace Drive Turnout image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
8. Old Trace Drive Turnout
Marker is located next to the exhibit kiosk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   8. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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