"How would you like to travel along one of the Oldest Roads in the world?"
Natchez Trace: A Road Through the Wilderness

This award-winning Audiobook/Self-Guided Driving Tour Audio Tape Series gives a complete description and history milepost to milepost along one of America's most scenic national parks -- the 450 mile long Natchez Trace Parkway.


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The Natchez Trace: A Road Through the Wilderness is an AUDIOBOOK package containing:

Music and narration written and performed by Eddie and Frank Thomas.

...An incredible journey through time

Natchez Trace: A Road Through the Wilderness is a magical audiobook that takes you on a journey along "one of the oldest roads in the world," using the hot media of spoken word audio and RoadMusic®.

Containing 8.5 hours of narrated history and original music this award-winning tape series paints the frontier landscape with vivid tales of DeSoto, the massacre of the Natchez Indians, and the forced exodus of the Chickasaw and Choctow Indians. These are tales of the birth and destruction of nations that encompass the Battle of Ackia, the Battle of New Orleans and the Civil War.

This audiobook describes what you would see and hear traveling along the Natchez Trace Parkway from milepost to milepost. The adventurous who become intrigued by the significance of this ancient trail and awed by the breadth of its history and its timeworn landmarks may determine to take a journey through the Deep South along the Natchez Trace Parkway, one of the National Park System's hidden jewels. For travelers, the Natchez Trace: A Road Through the Wilderness becomes a welcome guide. The tapes are color coded for use traveling either north or south along the parkway and designed to work with the 50 mph speed limit along the Trace.

You'll appreciate the craftsmanship that has gone into this audiobook and the attention to detail which has earned Natchez Trace: A Road Through the Wilderness a 1995 Benjamin Franklin Award from PMA (Publishers Marketing Association) and an Award of Merit from the Mississippi Historical Society and Mississippi Heritage Trust . This audio can take a simple vacation and turn it into an adventure where your entire family learns the story of frontier life, and you'll learn it together.  It truly has something for everyone. History and interpretive RoadMusic® are presented in the very places where the events occurred or the music was inspired. Even very young children can be given the important task of spotting the mileposts and landmark cues where the tape player is to be turned on or off. The entire family participates in learning the history in a personal, up close way you will remember for a lifetime.

If you're looking for a gift for a friend or a rarity for yourself... if you're looking for history, or perhaps adventure and travel... or even if you're just looking for a story well told, browse around here and read some history, look at a few pictures and listen to the sound clips. Drop us some email RoadMusic@aol.com if you have any questions or suggestions, and let us know what you think. We hope you enjoy Natchez Trace: A Road Through the Wilderness.


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