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Trail of Tears
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Managed By: Icon Here TRAILS OF TEARS
Description:
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 Marker at New Echota

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Marker at New Echota Site

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 10/8/2016

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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 Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 4/15/2009

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SWSW23.8 km

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Trail of TearsMajor Ridge House/ Chieftain's Museum

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One of the signers of the treaty agreeing to the removal of the Cherokee nation, Major Ridge owned a plantation and river ferry near what is now Rome, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member queenofthehill

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/12/2008

last visited: 10/5/2019

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SWSW25.3 km

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Trail of TearsChief John Ross Memorial Bridge

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A fancy new pedestrian footbridge over the Oostanaula River, near the site of Chief John Ross's home. Ross was chief of the Cherokee at the time of the Trail of Tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member queenofthehill

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/12/2008

last visited: 10/3/2018

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NENE38.6 km

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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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SESE45.1 km

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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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SWSW49.6 km

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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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NWNW50.5 km

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Trail of TearsFort Cumming

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A marker about a fort that was used to enact the Trail of Tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/28/2007

last visited: 8/27/2007

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NENE55.2 km

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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 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 Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 5/25/2014

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WW72.9 km

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Trail of TearsChimney - All that's left of Fort Payne

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The Benge Route of the Trail of Tears started in a stockade at this location, the original Fort Payne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/13/2007

last visited: 7/3/2014

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Trail of TearsHistoric Marker in Fort Payne, AL

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John Benge Route started in this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/13/2007

last visited: never

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NWNW75.5 km

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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: never

Image for Trail of Tears - National historic trail - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.view gallery

NWNW81.9 km

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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: 8/2/2017

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NWNW84 km

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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: 8/2/2017

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NWNW84 km

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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

Image for Trail of Tears - The Passage - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.view gallery

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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

Image for Chattanooga Trail of Tearsview gallery

NWNW84.2 km

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Trail of TearsChattanooga Trail of Tears

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Located on the river front in Ross's Landing Park in Chatanooga, TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 9/23/2013

Image for Trail of Tears Historic Markerview gallery

NWNW99.9 km

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Historic Marker

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This Trail of Tears marker is located on US Highway 72 just south of the Tennessee/Alabama border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/16/2008

last visited: 7/25/2019

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NENE114.1 km

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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: 10/7/2018

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NENE114.9 km

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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 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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NN116.2 km

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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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NN124.9 km

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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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NENE138.9 km

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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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