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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 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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WW99.6 km

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Drane Overland Route, Madison, Alabama

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Sanctioned forced removal by passing the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/9/2012

last visited: 11/14/2013

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NN102.2 km

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Trail of TearsThe Trail of Tears in Woodbury, TN-McMinnville Hwy

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The Trail of Tears historical marker 2E-22 located in Woodbury Tn on McMinneville Hwy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haole122

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/24/2008

last visited: 5/1/2015

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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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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 Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/16/2008

last visited: 6/4/2011

Image for They Passed This Way-Trail of Tears National Historic Trail System - Murfreesboro TNview gallery

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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: 2/26/2022

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NWNW122.6 km

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Trail of TearsPassing Through Murfreesboro - Stones River National Battlefield, TN

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2 days in the Trail of a terrible trek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: 9/17/2016

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Trail of TearsStones River and the Old Nashville Highway

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A national Battlefield along the trail of tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ar_kayaker

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 6/10/2014

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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

Image for Trail of Tears - Bell and Benge Removal Routes - Pulaski, TNview gallery

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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 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 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 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 Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 5/9/2011

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