2013 Annual Meeting Registration Form

Natchez Trace Parkway Association

 2013 Annual Meeting

Tuscumbia, Alabama

September 13 – 15, 3013

Registration Form

Name (s): _____________________________________________________________



Address: _____________________________________________________________


Email:    _____________________________________________________________

Telephone Number (s): _____________________________________________________________ 

Please register me for the 2013 Annual Meeting.

Number of individual  registrants:  _____  @   $35.00 ……..  $  ______

Or couple registration at discount: _____  @   $25.00……..   $  ______

Number of Tickets

for Annual Meeting Lunch: _____ @  $15.00……..                $ ________

Total Amount Enclosed                                                              $ ________

Payment must be made by check payable to Colbert County Tourism

Mail to Colbert Tourism, Attention: NTPA Annual Meeting

 P.O. Box 740425, Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Direct your questions to: colberttourism@comcast.net or 256-383-0783


Note:  All guests must pay the registration fee. In addition, lunch tickets will be required for all who attend the annual business meeting and lunch on Saturday. Your registration fee includes attendance at any of the following optional events at no additional charge. Please check the ones you will attend. 


_____  Trolley Tour of Historic Sites …………… Number attending: _______


_____  Welcome Reception……………………….. Number attending: _______


_____  Breakfast for Chapter Chairs & Officers.  Number attending:  _______  

(Please Note….this event for chapter officers, ONLY)


_____  Bicycle Ride on Natchez Trace……………  Number attending: _______


_____  Nature Walk ………………………………  Number attending: _______


_____   Walk of Life (to Spring Park, Oka Kapassa)..   Number attending: _______

_____ Sunset Picnic at Colbert Ferry…………..   Number attending:  _______

_____  “The Wall” – Tom Hendrix’ Memorial…   Number attending:  _______


Host Hotel is Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, 1852 U.S. Hwy. 72 E, Tuscumbia.  Make your reservation by calling the hotel directly at 256-248-0055.  Mention that you are with the Natchez Trace Parkway Association to receive the special rate of $75.00,  plus tax,  for a double (two queen beds) or $65.00, plus tax, for a single (one queen bed).  Breakfast is included. Reserve by Sept. 6.   www.ShoalsMicrotel.com             

Additional hotels:  ColdWater Inn or Comfort Inn & Suites.

For more information:   www.colbertcountytourism.org or colberttourism@comcast.net

Natchez Trace Parkway Association

2013 Annual Meeting

Tuscumbia, Alabama

September 13 – 15, 3013


Hosted by the Alabama Chapter, NTPA


In conjunction with

Oka Kapassa- Return to Cold Water, Native American Festival


Registration $35.00 per individual, couples pay $25.00 each.

Annual Business Meeting Lunch Ticket is $15.00 per person.

Host Hotel: Microtel Inn & Suites.  Additional Options: ColdWater Inn and Comfort Inn & Suites

(See Registration Form for additional information)




Friday, September 13, 2013:

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Registration Table Open at Microtel Inn & Suites, 1852 U.S. Hwy. 72 E

4:00 -5:30 p.m.  Trolley Tour of Historic Sites with Local Guide   (Board at hotel)

7:00 p.m.  Welcome Reception in an antebellum home


Saturday, September 14, 2013:

7:30 a.m.  Breakfast for Chapter Chairs and Officers (only)

7:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Bicycle Ride on the Natchez Trace – Sponsored by Shoals Cycling Club

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Nature Walk on the Natchez Trace

9:00 a.m.  Walk of Life from Tuscumbia Landing to Spring Park and the Oka Kapassa Native American Festival, cultural activities throughout the day in the park.

9:30 a.m.  –  Noon  Registration Table open at The Mayfair, W. 6th St., Tuscumbia

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.  Board Meeting at The Mayfair

Noon  Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon at The Mayfair

1:30 p.m.  Afternoon Tracks:

Recreation:  Cycling Safety on the Parkway, on site at The Mayfair

History:  New Discoveries about the American Indians along the Natchez Trace, in the Courtroom at Tuscumbia City Hall (across the street from The Mayfair)

Oka Kapassa Festival events continue…

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Sunset Picnic on the Natchez Trace, riverside at the Colbert Ferry Site Park

(Caravan from The Microtel Inn)  Hosted by Alabama Chapter NTPA and Colbert County Tourism & Convention Bureau

8:00 p.m. (or time to be announced)  Closing ceremonies of Oka Kapassa – Return to Cold Water, Spring Park, Tuscumbia


Sunday, September 15, 2013:

9:00 a.m.  Optional Departure Stop at “The Wall,”  serpentine hand-laid stone memorial built by Tom Hendrix, north of the Tennessee River, just off the Natchez Trace.


Additional attractions in the Muscle Shoals area to visit at your leisure include:  Helen Keller Home,

Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia Railway Depot, Belle Mont Mansion, W.C. Handy

Home, Pope’s Tavern, Indian Mount, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Rosenbaum Home. 

For more info: www.colbertcountytourism.org or 256-383-0783.

Complete details available as they develop at www.NatchezTrace.org