Natchez Trace

U.S. Hist.
a road begun in 1806 between Natchez, Miss., and Nashville, Tenn.: about 500 mi. (800 km) long.

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Old road, southeastern U.S. It follows an Indian trail (or trace) to the northeast from Natchez, Miss.

, across northwestern Alabama to Nashville, Tenn., and is more than 500 mi (800 km) long. A wagon road constructed in the early 19th century was used by traders and settlers. Among its historical landmarks are the Emerald and Bynum Indian ceremonial mounds and Chickasaw Village, in Mississippi, and Napier Mine and Metal Ford in Tennessee.

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Universalium. 2010.

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