The Original Natchez Trace Trail, Then and Now

02/21/2019, Noon to 1:00 PM

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Photo by Scott Woods

 Join Scott Woods, Certified Arborist and owner of Timberline Tree and Lawn Care Company and current President of the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, for this Brown Bag lunch and learn of the significance and historical events that the Trace Witnessed from 900 A.D. to modern times.

Topics will include how the Trace came to be, it’s evolution through the decades, the role it played as we became a Nation, and the process taken to create what we now know as the Natchez Trace Parkway. Highlights will include: known and forgotten trees, recently rediscovered evidence of the Original Trace, artifacts, and notable historical trees that still exist.

Free with garden admission. Bring a sack lunch or enjoy a box lunch from Fratelli’s. No registration necessary. 


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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