Near French Camp in Attala County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The missionaries who took the gospel to the wilderness also taught farming, carpentry, weaving, and housekeeping as well as reading, writing, and arithmetic to Choctaw and other area children. In 1826, people moved from the Trace to new road and Bethel was closed.
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 33° 14.166′ N, 89° 26.391′ W. Marker is near French Camp, Mississippi, in Attala County. Marker is on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 176.3), 0.1 miles south of County Road 3122, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Cool MS 39108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker Cole Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); Natchez Trace at French Camp (approx. 4.3 miles away); French Camp (approx. 4.4 miles away); Col. James Drane (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hurricane Creek (approx. 11.7 miles away); Kosciusko (approx. 15 miles away); Charlie Musselwhite (approx. 15.1 miles away); Attala County (approx. 15.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in French Camp.
Also see . . . Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 21, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.