Something to Chew on

Something to Chew on (HM20Z3)

Location: Cherokee, AL 35616 Colbert County
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N 34° 45.629', W 88° 1.373'

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Natchez Trace Parkway

Inns, or stands, provided occasional shelter for travelers along the Natchez Trace. These stands offered flood to eat and food for thought: local news, information, and ideas. The ever-changing mix of diverse populations—whites, American Indians, African Americans—interacted at stands on a regular basis.

Already a Chickasaw leader and successful businessman, Levi Colbert enhanced his influence with a stand that he owned and operated here at Buzzard Roost Spring. Trace travelers no doubt talked about Levi's stand. It was nicer than most, and offered respite from the miles of footsteps that defined a Trace journey.
HM NumberHM20Z3
Placed ByNatchez Trace Parkway, 
National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 406387 N 3846958
Decimal Degrees34.76048333, -88.02288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 45.629', W 88° 1.373'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 45' 37.74" N, 88° 1' 22.38" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near AL-2, Cherokee AL 35616, US
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