Promoting the development and enjoyment of Tennessee trails.
Tuesday and Wednesday. March 21-22. Shiloh National Military Park. 2 Miles. Easy. We will drive to the Natchez Trace Parkway, stopping at the Meriwether Lewis Park and Monument and other points of interest along the Parkway. We will exit on US Hwy 64 and stop for a late lunch in Waynesboro-continue to Savannah and cross the Tennessee River on Pickwick Dam and proceed to Pickwick Landing State Park Inn where we will have dinner and stay overnight. After breakfast we will check out and proceed to Shiloh Visitors Center and view their excellent film before driving the self-guided auto tour of the battlefield, stopping to read historical markers and taking advantage of trails leading to historical battle sites. The 2-day Shiloh battle took place on April 6 & 7, 1862. Then we will have a late lunch at the famous Hagy’s Catfish Hotel overlooking the Tennessee River before driving back to Hendersonville via I-40 arriving there by 6 pm or so. For reservations at Pickwick Landing State Park Inn call 731-689-3135. There is a room discount for seniors or TN residents. Meet at Hendersonville First Presbyterian Church at 9:00 am CT on March 21 to carpool. For more information contact Marcia Powell firstname.lastname@example.org