Old Trace is located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 221.4.

Old Trace
Old Trace - milepost 221.4 - Natchez Trace Parkway

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Preserved here is portion of a nearly 200 year old road, the Old Natchez Trace. Maintaining this 500 mile long wilderness road in the early 1800s 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.

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  • Latitude: 33.7579833
    Longitude: -89.020683
    Elevation (approximate): 341 feet
    Milepost: 221.4
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