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Managed By: Icon Here TRAILS OF TEARS
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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 TearsTatham Gap Rd. Part of the Trail of Tears

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Sign showing the end of the Tatham Gap Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paul-3

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/5/2012

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTatham Gap Rd-highest point. Part of Trail of Tears.

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High point of Tatham Gap Rd. El: 3645'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paul-3

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/5/2012

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsJunaluska and Nicie Gravesite - Robbinsville, NC

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Junaluska Museum is located on Junaluska Rd in Robbinsville, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/17/2011

last visited: 5/22/2008

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Trail of TearsCherokee Co. Historical Museum

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The Cherokee Co. Historcial Museum is located in Murphy, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lilluckyclover

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/15/2007

last visited: 7/6/2013

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Trail of TearsFort Butler, NC

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The last Fort in North Carolina before the Cherokee were moved to Tennessee camps. It also commanded the military district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/20/2008

last visited: 7/2/2014

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Trail of TearsSequoyah Birthplace Museum - Vonore, Tennessee

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The Sequoyah Birthplace museum is a stop on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/8/2010

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: never

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Trail of TearsMuseum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee Reservation NC

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The Museum of the Cherokee Indian is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 441 and Drama Road in Cherokee, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 4/16/2011

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Trail of TearsFort Hetzel (East Ellijay), GA

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Fort Hetzel marker located on the Zell Miller Mountain Parkway (US 76) at 1st Ave east of Ellijay, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/16/2008

last visited: 6/4/2011

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Trail of TearsFort Gilmer, Georgia

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Fort Gilmer was one of the Cherokee Indian removal forts in Georgia. A historical marker located near the former site of the Fort is located on Old US 411 four miles north of Carters, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/29/2008

last visited: 9/13/2008

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Trail of TearsCherokee Removal Memorial Park ~ Meigs County Tennessee

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Cherokee Removal Memorial Park in Meigs County Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BackBrakeBilly

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2007

last visited: 11/1/2011

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Trail of TearsBlythe Ferry, Tennessee

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This marker at Blythe Ferry describes the forced extraction of the Indian peoples. Some descriptions of their condition and treatment at the Tennessee River crossing is included. A park near this marker has been dedicated to their memory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member PrognosticatingPedologist

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2007

last visited: 11/1/2011

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Trail of TearsSMITH'S CROSSROADS

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Kiuka War Trace (later Black Fox Trail) Here in 1838 the Trail of Tears crossed the Tennessee Valley from Blythes Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Better Half

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2007

last visited: 9/9/2011

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Trail of TearsMemorial at Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Catoosa County, Georgia

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Located on GA 2 east of US 41 at Tiger Creek in Catoosa County, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 1/23/2010

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Began Here

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It began here at the National Capital of the Cherokee Nation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 4/15/2009

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Marker at New Echota

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Marker at New Echota Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 4/4/2012

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Trail of TearsSixes Mill - Cherokee Co., GA

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Sixes Mill and the site of Fort Sixes, used as a Cherokee Removal Fort. Located north of Atlanta GA on Sixes RD, just west of I-575 in Cherokee County, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 5/9/2011

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