Near Guntown in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Here the Natchez Trace passes through a small valley with an unusual stand of large dogwood trees.
An easy 15-minute walk takes you along a sunken portion of the Old Trace and through a small wooded area named Dogwood Valley.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 34° 25.334′ N, 88° 36.212′ W. Marker is near Guntown, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 275.2), 0.7 miles west of Friendship Road (County Road 1303), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Dogwood Valley turnoff from the Natchez Trace Parkway. Marker is in this post office area: Guntown MS 38849, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Twentymile Bottom (approx. 3.1 miles away); Thirteen Unknown Confederates (approx. 5.6 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 5.7 miles away); Interpretive Sites (approx. 6.5 miles away); Donivan Slough First Shots of the Battle of Brice's Crossroads (approx. 8.3 miles away); Advance Forces of General Forrest (approx. 8.5 miles away); Confederate's First Battle Line Formed Here (approx. 8.8 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 209 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.