Old Trace

Old Trace (HM1LEY)

Location: Woodland, MS 39776 Chickasaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 45.481', W 89° 1.252'

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Preserved here is a portion of a nearly 200-year old road - the Old Natchez Trace. Maintaining this 500-mile long wilderness road in the early 1800's was a difficult if not hopeless task.
     As you look down the sunken trench note the large trees growing on the edge of the 10-foot wide strip we clear today. These trees are mute testimony to the endless struggle between man to alter and change, and nature to reclaim, restore, and heal.
Series This marker is part of the Natchez Trace series
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 312834 N 3737160
Decimal Degrees33.75801667, -89.02086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.481', W 89° 1.252'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 28.86" N, 89° 1' 15.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Natchez Trace Pkwy, Woodland MS 39776, US
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