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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 TearsTrail of Tears, Sevier County, Arkansas

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Marker in front of the museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BONSAIRAD

location: Arkansas

date approved: 12/1/2020

last visited: never

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This National Park Service / Trail of Tears Association marker is at the site of the former Berry's Ferry - a major crossing point of the Ohio River before the Civil War. Located at the end of Hwy 133 in rural Livingston County, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsThey Passed This Way - rural Livingston County, Kentucky

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This National Park Service / Trail of Tears Association marker is at the site of the former Berry's Ferry - a major crossing point of the Ohio River before the Civil War. Located at the end of Hwy 133 in rural Livingston County, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsThe Real Story of Mantle Rock - rural Livingston County, Kentucky

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This marker, sponsored by the National Park Service and the Nature Conservancy, is located outside the entrance of Mantle Rock Arch. This 215 acre property is located off Hwy 133 near Joy, Kentucky, in rural Livingston County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsBell's Route Trail of Tears Memphis-Lincoln Co.-Chattanooga - Fayetteville TN

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During 1837 and 1838, a forced removal plan of the native people was implemented consisting of the removal of the tribal people of Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: never

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Trail of Tears1838 Cherokee Removal & Trail of Tears - Chattanooga TN

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In 1838, the U.S. Government removed more than 16,000 Cherokee and other tribes from their homeland in Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and Georgia, and sent them to the territory known today as Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - Eagletown, OK

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Two historical markers here explicitly mention the Trail of Tears; in Eagletown, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 11/27/2020

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Trail of TearsThey Passed This Way-Trail of Tears National Historic Trail System - Murfreesboro TN

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After the passage of the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the United States government forced tens of thousands of American Indians to leave their ancestral lands in the southeast for new homes in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsA Trail of Tears - Peach Springs, AZ

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A sign about the trail of tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsNunahi-Duna-Dlo-Hily-I - Pulaski, TN

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On the far eastern edge of the park area is this statue and the marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/24/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsGiles County - Trail of Tears Memorial - Pulaski, TN

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Marker with map, illustration and history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsThe Trail of Tears Interpretive Center - Pulaski, TN

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Once a Catholic church, the a Baptist church...now a museum to the removal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/22/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsThe Trail of Tears - The Bell Route - Pulaski, TN

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Bell's Route of the Cherokee Trail of Tears in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, 1838-1839

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/22/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - Bell and Benge Removal Routes - Pulaski, TN

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Northern edge of Trail of Tears Museum grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTennessee River Museum - Savannah, TN

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Artifacts, and trails of the exidous

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/7/2018

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsJohn Ross House - Rossville, Georgia

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This two-story log house, built in 1797, was the residence of Cherokee Principal Chief John Ross and is located at Lake and Spring in Rossville, Georgia. This house is where Chief John Ross fought the relocation, and ultimately, set off to Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/27/2018

last visited: 8/27/2007

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death - Sadorus, 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: 1/27/2018

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsChoctaw Removal -- Talimena National Scenic Byway Visitor Center, Talihina OK

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The exhibit on the Choctaw tribe's removal along the Trail of Tears at the Talimena National Scenic Byway Visitor Center in Talihina, OK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Trail of TearsA New Home in the West -- Talimena National Scenic Byway, Leflore Co. OK

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A 1970s-era interpretive sign about the Choctaw tribe's removal o the Trail of Tears at the AR-Choctaw Nation boundary along the Talimena Scenic Drive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Trail of TearsFort Smith-Ft. Towson Military Road -- Talimena Scenic Byway, Leflore Co. OK

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The 1832 Fort Smith-Ft. Towson Military Road was used to remove the Choctaws to Indian Territory on the Trail of Tears. Today this tragic route is a historic site on the Talimena Scenic Byway, Leflore Co. OK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: 6/1/2018

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Trail of TearsSeminole Trail of Tears - Wewoka, OK

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The story of the Seminole Nation is a sad, but victorious story of hardship, perseverance and achievement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: 8/17/2019

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Bell Removal Route - near Lawrenceburg, TN

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A motorcycle ride along the original trail provided the impetus to create this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/27/2017

last visited: 8/3/2017

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - Bell Removal Route - Fayetteville, TN

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Trail of Tears - Bell Removal Route is in Old Stone Bridge Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/26/2017

last visited: 3/22/2018

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Trail of TearsCherokee Dead - Brownsville, IL

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Marker for the Cherokee buried here, unmarked before and unnamed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/6/2017

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsSurviving the Trail of Tears - Lawrenceburg, TN

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Memorial in the form of a mural

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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