TUPELO, MS: To commemorate American Indian Heritage Month, the Natchez Trace Parkway will show the family-friendly film Pearl at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the Parkway Visitor Center near Tupelo.
Pearl is an inspiring story of a legendary Chickasaw woman who became the youngest licensed pilot in American history. The film was the recipient of the Best of Show award at the 2009 Indie Fest, among other awards. The story of Eula “Pearl” Carter Scott reflects the rich cultural history of the Natchez Trace.
This 107-minute film is free to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. The Parkway Visitor Center is located along the Parkway at milepost 266, just north of Tupelo, Mississippi. For more information about this and other Parkway programs, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/natr, or call 1-800-305-7417.