Tupelo National Battlefield


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Tupelo National Battlefield:

see TupeloTupelo
, city (1990 pop. 30,685), seat of Lee co., NE Miss.; founded 1859, inc. 1870. It is the trade, processing, and shipping center for a cotton, grain, dairying, and livestock area. Once important for timber, the city is named after the tupelo, or black gum, tree.
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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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 (table).

Tupelo National Battlefield

Address:c/o Natchez Trace Pkwy
2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:662-680-4025
Fax:662-680-4033
Phone:800-305-7417
Web: www.nps.gov/tupe/
Size: 1 acre.
Established: Established as a national battlefield site on February 21, 1929; transferred from the War Department on August 10, 1933; changed to national battlefield on August 10, 1961. Administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Location:Within the city limits of Tupelo, Mississippi, between US 45 and the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Facilities:Museum/exhibit.
Special Features:Here, on July 13-14, 1864, Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest tried to cut the railroad supplying the Union's March on Atlanta.

See other parks in Mississippi.