The Trail of Tears, 2E 22, Woodbury,TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
N 35° 49.522 W 086° 03.387
16S E 585228 N 3964990
Quick Description: Near here, the Cherokee Nation spent about 3 weeks during the "Trail of Tears".
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 8/12/2013 7:58:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMHTFE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 8

Long Description:
In the valley to the south, that part of the Cherokee Nation which took part in the enforced overland migration to Indian Territory rested for about three weeks in 1839. About 15,000 persons of various ages took part in the march. Several who died here were buried in this area.
Marker Name: The Trail of Tears

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 2E 22

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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