Battle of Ackia Commemoration at Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, May 26

Date: May 26, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

The Chickasaw victory over the French at the Battle of Ackia, near modern-day Tupelo, prevented the further expansion of the French, and eventually led to their defeat during the French and Indian War. Learn about this battle with programs throughout the day.

Join us as we welcome Historic Site Coordinator Joseph Smith from the Chickasaw Nation and Brian Mast Public Historian from the Black Belt Museum at University of West Alambama at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, May 26, 2018 about the Battle of Ackia from the Chickasaw perspective.

Location

Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center
2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo, MS 38804

Contact: (800) 305-7417

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