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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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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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A pair of signs - wooden & metal - that mark the local encampment site for the Potawatomi Indians on their forced march from Indiana in 1838.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2011

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death cemetery marker - Monticello, IL

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Plaque on a stone in the Monticello City Cemetery, commemorating the victims of the Trail of Death buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2011

last visited: never

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One of many similar markers commemorating the forcible removal of Native Americans from Illinois in the 1830's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death marker - Sangamon Crossing, Decatur (Argenta), 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: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death marker - Homer, IL

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Plaque on a stone along County Route 1250 N, commemorating the Davis' Point Encampment of the Potawatomi Trail of Death From Indiana to Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi - A Trail of Death marker - Catlin, IL

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Plaque on a stone next to the Catlin Heritage Museum, commemorating the Sandusky Point Encampment of the Potawatomi Trail of Death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Death 1838 marker - Danville, IL

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Plaque on a stone in Ellsworth Park, commemorating the first point of encampment in Illinois of the northern Potawatomi tribes during their forced relocation from Indiana to Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi Trail of Death Marker, Riverton, Illinois.

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This marker commemorates wher the Potawatomi stayed on their march of death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/16/2010

last visited: 4/13/2010

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A brief marker detailing the stop in Springfield, IL for the Potawatomi Tribe of Indiana during their forced relocation trek to Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/6/2008

last visited: 5/28/2018

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