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Travel on the Natchez Trace was an adventure in the early 1800's. The 500-mile trail traversed a sprawling wilderness where only Indians, outlaws, and wild animals were at home. Travelers needed a place to find food, supplies, and rest.
This monument, located on the Natchez Trace at the site of the Tobacco Farm, honors the farming industry of Maury County, Tennessee. Maury County was named in honor of Abram Maury and was the home of the 11th United States President, James K. Polk…
On this model farm, Burley tobacco is grown and air-cured. It's a hard crop to raise, each acre requiring about 250 hours of labor. (Wheat is only three hours!)
William Coleman has been growing tobacco here for over 40 years. Listen as he desc…
Burley tobacco must be air-cured for four to six weeks in the barn before it's ready for market. Listen.
Burely is a light brown, aromatic tobacco used chiefly in cigarettes. A small percentage is used for pipe and chewing tobacco.
Fall is t…
Tobacco Farm- You see here a typical early 1900's tobacco farm. A 10-minute loop walk takes you through the field and to the barn where you see tobacco hanging to dry.
Old Trace- From here you may drive north on a narrow 2 -mile section of the …