The Haunted Natchez Trace

The Haunted Natchez Trace

by Bud Steed
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The Haunted Natchez Trace by Bud Steed


Stretching from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, the Natchez Trace is one of the oldest, most historically significant routes in American history. Beginning as hunting ground for natives, the Trace became the favored path back home for early settlers who floated down the Mississippi River to sell goods in Natchez. Yet the Trace was riddled with bandits, marauders and other perils, and today troubled and tortured voices from the past still echo along the road. Travel to Grinders Stand where famed explorer Meriwether Lewis met his untimely demise, and onto Kings Tavern, built in the late 1700s, and haunted by the ghost of the innkeeper's mistress. Author and ghost expert Bud Steed recounts these tales, and more, all lurking in the shadows of the Haunted Natchez Trace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609495312
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 04/15/2012
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,330,157
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Bud Steed is investigation manager for TOPS, The Ozarks Paranormal Society, based in southwest Missouri. Author of Haunted Natchez Trace and Haunted Mississippi Gulf Coast, Steed is an accomplished photographer and he writes a weekly column about ghosts and hauntings. Hope Steed Kennedy is a Baton Rouge native.

Table of Contents

Dedication and Acknowledgements 5

Introduction: The History of the Natchez Trace 7

Part 1 Mississippi

Natchez North to Jackson, Mississippi 14

Jackson, Mississippi Area 49

Jackson North to the Alabama State Line 56

Part 2 Alabama

Cherokee and Florence Area Sites 80

Part 3 Tennessee

Alabama State Line to the Northern Terminus near Nashville 90

Conclusion 107

Bibliography 109

About the Author 111

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The Haunted Natchez Trace 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this book has a lot of interesting facts and has a well written flow about it
Ohiomama More than 1 year ago
well written historical very impressed with the stories and pictures
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
well written and entertaining
sunblockmom More than 1 year ago
Great historical information, the pictures really help the stories come to life.
AVIDREADERDA More than 1 year ago
WOW, had a hard time reading this at night. Really good written visuals and pics are very professional also. Anyone who loves ghosts, true history, spookey stuff, etc., will definitely love this book. Great Mothers Day or Fathers Day Gift.
hauntedbyme More than 1 year ago
This an excellent book! Easy spooky read and great fun. Highly recommend it!