“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Waynesboro in Wayne County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Natchez Trace

Crossing the Highway

Natchez Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By sandra Hughes, March 2, 2010
1. Natchez Trace Marker
Inscription.  Crossing the highway here, this famous road followed ancient Indian trails used by the travelers between Natchez and Nashville. It was built in 1801 by Army Engineers.
Officially "The Columbian Road", it was for many years the only highway linking mid~Tennessee with the lower Mississippi.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace, and the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 19.218′ N, 87° 34.746′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Tennessee, in Wayne County. Marker is on Lawrenceburg Highway just from Gower Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg TN 38464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dogwood Mudhole (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 5.4 miles away); This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 5.4 miles away); Army of Tennessee (approx. 6 miles away); Sweetwater Branch
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(approx. 6.4 miles away); Waynesboro Operation Enduring Freedom & Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 10.3 miles away); Sons of Confederate Veterans (approx. 10.4 miles away); Incident at Waynesboro (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
Also see . . .  Natchez Trace - National Park Service. (Submitted on March 4, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on January 16, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photo   1. submitted on March 4, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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