Near Stanton in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Deep cut here is part of famed Indian trail taken over by U.S., 1803. Until the coming of steamboats, it was post route, & chief artery of travel between Natchez & Nashville.
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 36.45′ N, 91° 15.918′ W. Marker is near Stanton, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on U.S. 61 near Natchez Trace Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez MS 39120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A National Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Remarkable Feat (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Well-Organized Society (approx. 2.2 miles away); Still Sacred (approx. 2.2 miles Emerald Mound (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Emerald Mound (approx. 2.2 miles away); One Mound Among Many (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanton.
More about this marker. Located on the north bound Highway 61 exit ramp onto the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.