Near Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Take 5 minutes to walk this sunken trail and let your imagination carry you back to the early 1800's when people walking 500 miles had to put up with these discomforts and where a broken leg or arm could spell death for the lone traveler.
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 58.206′ N, 90° 57.33′ W. Marker was near Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker was on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 41.5), 0.4 miles north of Mississippi Highway 18, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist M.B. Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gage House (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Lightfoot Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Port Gibson Boycott (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Port Gibson (approx. 1.7 miles away); Shreve House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
Also see . . . Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 17, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.