Waymarks should be one that is along the Trails of Tears.
Or a Marker that is dedicated to the Trail of Tears.
The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail commemorates
the removal of the Cherokee and the
paths that 17 Cherokee detachments followed westward.
Today the trail encompasses about 2,200
miles of land and water routes, and traverses portions of nine states.
New Chota, Georgia
This rebuilt capital of the Cherokee Nation, off
Interstate 75 near the Tennessee border, features
reconstructed buildings, including a typical Cherokee
house, a museum and a monument.
Red Clay State Historical Park, Tennessee
The Cherokee tribal government met at this site, off
Interstate 75 near the Georgia border, between
1832 and 1838. The site features a rebuilt council house, lodges, a museum,
the Cherokee eternal flame and the "Blue Hole," a natural spring.
Fort Payne, Alabama
This army encampment, off Interstate 59 near the
Georgia border, was used as a removal site and
internment camp for about 900 Cherokees in July 1838.
A chimney from the original fort still stands.
Cherokee, North Carolina
This Cherokee reservation, off U. S. 29 west of
Ashville, N. C., is the capital for the Cherokees who
escaped the Trail of Tears. It features a
heritage museum and arts and crafts.
The graves of Whitepath, a Cherokee chief, and Fly
Smith, a historical Cherokee figure, are maintained
here, off Interstate 29 near the Tennessee border.
the men died in 1838 during the overland trek from Tennessee to Oklahoma.
Trail of Tears State Park, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
A ferry that was used to take the Cherokees across the
Mississippi River - and a portion of the
actual trail - are included in this park's
archaeological site off Interstate 55 near Jackson, Missouri.
Fort Smith National Historic Site, Arkansas
This frontier post, located off Interstate 40 in Fort
Smith, was established in 1817 to keep the
peace between Osage and Cherokee Indians. The
trail passed by the site, which was used as a resting area.
This is just a few of the Major ones,there are many others on and off the Trail.
Here is a GIS interactive Map of the Trails.
NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAILS