Near Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Take 5 minutes to walk this sunken trail and let your imagination carry you back to the early 1800's when people walking 500 miles had to put up with these discomforts and where a broken leg or arm could spell death for the lone traveler.
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 58.206′ N, 90° 57.33′ W. Marker was near Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker was on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 41.5), 0.4 miles north of Mississippi Highway 18, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Port Gibson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rabbit Foot Minstrels (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mangum Mound Grindstone Ford (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Owens Creek (approx. 9.9 miles away); Windsor Ruins (approx. 10.4 miles away); The Town of Rocky Springs (approx. 11.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Gibson.
Also see . . . Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 17, 2015.)
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