The residents of Wayne County supported the Union almost unanimously until the fighting began. After the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861, the majority in the northern portion of the county shifted their allegiance to the . . . — — Map (db m83160) HM
In frontier language, a stand was an inn or a trading post—sometimes both—usually located on a well traveled route. Such a place was established on the Old Natchez Trace, near here, in 1849 by John McGlamery. Although the stand did not . . . — — Map (db m84673) HM
In this locality was a tavern and blacksmith shop which served travelers on the Natchez Trace from early 19th century days. Its early proprietor who came here in 1818, is buried in the cemetery to the northeast along with members of his family. — — Map (db m83159) HM
This early interstate road building venture produced a snake-infested, mosquito-beset, robber-haunted, Indian-traveled forest path. Lamented by the pious, cussed by the impious, it tried everyone’s strength and patience.
When the trail became . . . — — Map (db m84674) HM