Tupelo in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Natchez Trace at Lee County
Presented to the City of Tupelo and the County of Lee by the Mississippi Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Nov. 19, 1914.
Erected 1914 by Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 34° 18.247′ N, 88° 43.462′ W. Marker is in Tupelo, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 263.9) north of U.S. 78. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Old Town Overlook turnoff from the Natchez Trace Parkway. Marker is in this post office area: Tupelo MS 38804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Old Town Creek (a few steps from this marker); Tupelo Campaign: Pontotoc Road, July 13 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tupelo Campaign: Harrisburg July 14 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tupelo Campaign: Old Town Creek, July 15 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chickasaw Village Site (approx. 2 miles away); Carver School / Desegregation of Schools Across the South (approx. 2½ miles away); The Green Street Business District / Social Hub (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mayhorn Grocery (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tupelo.
Also see . . . Natchez Trace. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 28, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.