The Chickasaw Nation was once known as one of the great Native American tribes in the Southeast. Tupelo was their homeland until the Indian Removal Act forced their exodus in 1837. The Chickasaw Trail delves into what life was like for these original inhabitants of this area showcasing the impact of great tribal leaders, their military prowess, and their immense role in American history. The trail includes stops along the Natchez Trace Parkway, exposing Chickasaw Nation's influence on this area still today.
Chief Piomingo Statue - 71 East Troy Street - Fairpark
Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center - Mile marker 266 on the Natchez Trace Parkway
Chickasaw Village Site - Mile marker 261.8 on the Natchez Trace Parkway
Battle of Ackia - The intersection of President Avenue and Pierce Street
Chief Tishomingo Historic Site - At or near 1000 Co. Rd. 166 Baldwyn, MS Coordinates: N 34° 30.692', W 88° 44.002'
Tombigbee State Park - Chickasaw Exhibit - 264 Cabin Drive
Longtown - Green Street, just south of the corner of Green Street and Eason Boulevard.