Historic Markers Across Tennessee



This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace



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Location: at the intersection of Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 376) and Bush Creek Road on Natchez Trace Parkway, Lawrenceburg, TN
County: Lawrence
Coordinates: N 35° 21.274    W 087° 33.705
  35.35456666    -87.56175
Waymark: None
 



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This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace


over which pioneers traveled through Lawrence County, Tennessee, which was organized Oct. 21, 1817.
The county seat, Lawrenceburg, was created on Nov. 23, 1819, and named in honor of Capt. James Lawrence, naval hero of the War of 1812.
Erected May 15, 1998

Erected 1998 by Buffalo River Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.