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To Waymark of all the Trail Of Tears Markers.
Across the 2,200 miles and 9 States.
After Congress passed the Indian Removal Act,
May 28, 1830,
the government forceably relocated about
60,000 Indians from the southeastern
U.S. to what is now Oklahoma.
This included the Five (5) Civilized Tribes: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Choctaw and Seminole.
When Andrew Jackson ran for President in 1828, he pledged to move the Indians west of the Mississippi River.
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Trail of TearsIndian Removals Memorial - Quinsippi Island Park, Quincy, IL

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A bronze plaque on a boulder in the park commemorating the Indian Removals that occurred in 1838, originating in Indiana and passing through Quincy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/14/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death marker - Sangamon Crossing, Decatur (Argenta), IL

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One of the several markers in Illinois commemorating the forcible removal of Native Americans in the 1830's along the Trail of Death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death marker - Sidney, IL

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One of many similar markers commemorating the forcible removal of Native Americans from Illinois in the 1830's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death Camp - Keytesville, MO

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Another camp site on the long Trail of Death of the Potawatomi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears, Rixey, Arkansas

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I spotted this Trail of Tears sign in the sparsely inhabited berg of Rixey, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Scenic Overlook, Fort Smith National Historic Site

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This scenic overlook adjacent to the original Fort Smith on Fort Smith National Historic Site looks into the original treaty established Indian Territory. Andrew Jackson, while President, launched his attack on the Indian nations from Ft Smith

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: Arkansas

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - Park Hill, OK

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This marker stands at the Cherokee Heritage Center, which has been designated by the National park Service as the western boundary of the Trail of Tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPassing Through Murfreesboro - Stones River National Battlefield, TN

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2 days in the Trail of a terrible trek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: 9/17/2016

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Trail of TearsTrail Of Tears - Original Route - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

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The Cherokee were transported by train to Chattanooga Railway Terminus, and then marched 3.3 miles, to the Water Route embarkation point at the 'End of Section' of Trail of Tears, Located at Ross Landing, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/23/2015

last visited: 5/23/2015

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - The Passage - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

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The 'Memorial Passage' terminates with steps at Ross Landing, which was designated as one of the three official places of departure, for the removal of the Cherokee by ship, known as the Water Route, down the Tennessee, Ohio, & Mississippi Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: 6/13/2012

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - Ross Landing - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

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Ross Landing, was designated as one of the three official places of departure, for the removal of the Cherokee, by ship, down the Tennessee River, to the Mississippi & beyond. Ross Landing is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/17/2015

last visited: 6/13/2012

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - National historic trail - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

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The Cherokee were transported by train to Chattanooga Railway Terminal, and then marched 3.3 miles, along this section of the 'National Historic Trail' to the Ross's Landing, to board a steamship, for the rest of their journey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/15/2015

last visited: 5/16/2015

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Trail of TearsOld Military Road - Rural Baxter County, Arkansas

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This small metal marker is in the extreme northwestern corner of the Hart Cemetery - near the junction of Baxter County Roads 69 and 55 in rural Baxter County, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/13/2015

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsChickashaw Heritage Park -- Memphis TN

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Memphis TN was an important stop for Choctaw, Chickashaw, and Cherokee Indians as they were being removed from their home lands and relocated to the Oklahoma Indian territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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Trail of TearsNatchitoches Indians -- Natchitoches LA

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A small sign on a gate between historic buildings downtown starts local Indian tribes on the Trail of Tears

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Removal Camp - Cedartown, Georgia

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Trail of Tears Removal Camp Cedartown, Georgia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Atlanta Highland Bagpiper

location: Georgia

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tear Display - Cherokee, North Carolina

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The nearby Qualla Town Cherokees were not required to relocate, but they were forced to help the U.S. Army hunt for fugitives hiding in the mountains. They led the Army on worthless hunts to protect any fugitives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: 10/6/2014

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Trail of TearsLast Encampment - Fort Smith AR

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This stone and copper (?) marker marks the site of the last encampment along the Trail of Tears before the Indians were led across the Arkansas River to their new land.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/29/2013

last visited: 9/23/2015

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Trail of TearsSacred Tears, The Exit West, Tuscumbia, Alabama

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Spring Park is the site of a stopping point of the Cherokee nation on the way to Oklahoma as the Cherokee was gathered in Alabama. The people of Tuscumbia are fondly remembered by the Cherokee for their hospitality.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: 6/24/2015

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Trail of TearsThey Passed This Way - New Madrid, Missouri

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Marker giving history of the Trail of Tears in New Madrid, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsWater Route to Indian Territory - New Madrid, Missouri

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Marker describing the water route of the Trail of Tears in New Madrid, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsThe Trail of Tears Cherokee Removal 1838, Selmer, TN

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The history of the Cherokee's journey through this area in 1838.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: 5/17/2015

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Trail of TearsMuscogee Creek Council Oak -- Tulsa OK

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This Burr Oak marks the end of the Trail of Tears for the Muscogee Creek nation, who were removed from their homes in Georgia and Alabama in 1834, and marched to Indian Territory. They stopped under this oak and established a new home in 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/21/2013

last visited: 4/16/2016

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Trail of TearsCaptain Atoka Historic Marker -- Atoka OK

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The historic marker recognizing Choctaw sub-chief Captain Atoka, a signer of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, stands on the grounds of the Atoka County Courthouse in downtown Atoka OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/20/2013

last visited: 10/4/2015

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Drane Overland Route, Madison, Alabama

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Sanctioned forced removal by passing the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/9/2012

last visited: 11/14/2013

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