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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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: 10/29/2021

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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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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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A group of Cherokees camped near here on their forced march west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 10/11/2009

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Spring Park is the site of a stopping point of the Cherokee nation on the way to Oklahoma as the Cherokee was gathered in Alabama. The people of Tuscumbia are fondly remembered by the Cherokee for their hospitality.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: 3/19/2018

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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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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 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 TearsBell Removal Route - Monteagle, Tennessee

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Located on the intersection of Mainstreet, Fairmont Avenue and Dixie Lee Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/18/2021

last visited: never

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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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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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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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Located at the Historic Dual Railroad Tennessee River Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/18/2021

last visited: never

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Cardwell Mountain Trail of Tears

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Better Half

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2007

last visited: 10/26/2021

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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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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 TearsPort Royal State Historic Area-Adams, TN

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A way-stop along the Trail of Tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/12/2007

last visited: 7/31/2016

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