Near Kirkville in Itawamba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Baldcypress thrive in the swampy backwaters of a “slue” or channel winding through the bottomland.
A 20 minute walk lets you see these trees and the dramatic way the baldcypress grow only in the wet slough.
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 34° 27.719′ N, 88° 28.62′ W. Marker is near Kirkville, Mississippi, in Itawamba County. Marker is on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 283.3), one mile north of Mississippi Highway 371, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta MS 38856, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Donivan Slough (a few steps from this marker); Pharr Mounds (approx. 3.3 miles away); Twentymile Bottom (approx. 4.7 miles away); Dogwood Valley Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway (approx. 9.2 miles away); Jamie L. Whitten Historic Landmark (approx. 9.2 miles away); River, Canal and Cut (approx. 9.2 miles away); Interpretive Sites (approx. 10.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Natchez Trace. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 27, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.