The Evolution of the Natchez Trace

Edit

Video

by
published on 22 April 2014

Traveling through the wilderness, the Indians followed animal trails. The trail from Nashville to Natchez became known as the Natchez Trace. In 1801, it came to prominence with an agreement allowing the U.S. Postal Service to improve the road and carry mail through Chickasaw and Choctaw lands. Today the Natchez Trace Parkway runs roughly along the trail.



Donate and help us!

We're a non-profit organisation and we need your help! This website costs money and we have to buy quality research material to produce great content. Our donors make this project possible. Please consider donating; even small amounts help. Thank you!

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement

Recommended