The Natchez Trace Parkway

Winding its way North from Natchez Mississippi to Nashville Tennesse the Natchez Trace Parkway tells the stories of Native Americans and “Kaintuck” boatmen.  The parkway will take you on a journey through 10,000 years of history.   The Natchez Trace Parkway is a unit of the National Park Service. Began in 1938 to commemorate the historic

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National Park News in May 2021

National Park News in May 2021. This month only two news stories jumped out at me that will affect travelers over the next several months. 2021 Star Parties Fort Union National Monument is resuming its star parties. Beginning Saturday, May 22, 2021. The solitude, remoteness, and arid landscapes of Fort Union National Monument make it

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San Antonio Missions – The United States newest UNESCO World Heritage site

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and by sure luck the day before our visit the park became the newest USESCO world Heritage site in the United States. The group of former missions includes not just active churches, but also farmlands, living quarters, granaries,

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