Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Celebrate Meriwether Lewis's Birthday

Listen to stories told by a Native American whose ancestor was there

 

August 11, 2022

A celebration of Meriwether Lewis's birthday will be held in conjunction with a talk by a Native American whose great-grandmother lived along the Natchez Trace. The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation and the Lewis County Historical Society will meet August 18 at 6:00 at the Meriwether Lewis Park near the Grinder's Stand Cabin on the Natchez Trace.

A short walk on Meriwether Lewis trail will be followed by the story of a wall built by Tom Hendrix, the great-great grandson of Te-lah-nay, a Native American woman who was forced to leave her home along the Natchez Trace and go on the Tr...



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