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Near Hermanville in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Old Natchez Trace

 
 
The Old Natchez Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
1. The Old Natchez Trace Marker
Inscription. This is the Natchez Trace. For many years it served man well, but as with many things when its usefulness passed, it was abandoned.

Over the years, this time-worn path has been a silent witness to honor and dishonor. It bears the prints of countless men.

Walk down the shaded trail – leave your prints in the dust, not for others to see, but for the road to remember.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 32° 5.315′ N, 90° 48.493′ W. Marker is near Hermanville, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 54.8). Click for map. Marker is located on the turnoff access road from the Natchez Trace Parkway to the Rocky Srpings townsite; marker is at parking lot 0.6 miles west of the parkway. Marker is in this post office area: Hermanville MS 39086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rocky Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Rocky Springs (approx. 0.3 miles away); Federals Occupy Rocky Springs (approx. 0.3
Remnant of the Old Natchez Trace near Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
2. Remnant of the Old Natchez Trace near Marker
miles away); Owens Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lower Choctaw Boundary (approx. 6.4 miles away); Grindstone Ford (approx. 7.8 miles away); Mangum Mound (approx. 8.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Utica (approx. 11.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hermanville.
 
Also see . . .  Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 18, 2015.) 
 
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The Old Natchez Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
3. The Old Natchez Trace Marker
Marker is located where remnant of the
Old Natchez Trace intersects the park
access road to the Rocky Springs townsite
Park Access Road to the Rocky Springs Townsite image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
4. Park Access Road to the Rocky Springs Townsite
Marker is at parking lot on right (north) side of road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on January 2, 2017.
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