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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 TearsPotawatomi Camp DeWitt, MO

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Oct. 23, 1838. Ferried the Grand River, traveled 10 miles then camped at Thomas' Encampment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/25/2008

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Trail of TearsTrail of Death ~ Huntsville, MO

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Oct. 17 & 18, 1838. Traveled 13 miles from Moberly.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/25/2008

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Death, Randolph County

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Oct. 16, 1838. Burkhart's encampment, traveled 18 miles from Paris. ** Note: This marker has been moved. NO longer in rest area east of town, moved to Old Depot, tourist attraction site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/25/2008

last visited: 4/1/2009

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Trail of TearsIn Remembrance of the Potawatomi Indians - Paris, MO

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Camp site marked on courthouse lawn in Paris, MO. Oct. 15, 1838.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/24/2008

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Trail of TearsWhite River Trace portion of the Trail of Tears - Salem, MO

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Andrew Jackson decided he was bigger than the Supreme Court, or the constitution...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/20/2008

last visited: 7/20/2006

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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 TearsCherokee Trail Roadside Park - Farmington, Missouri

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Park dedicated to the Cherokee Trail (Trail of Tears) located on east side of Farmington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/20/2008

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsSnelson-Brinker House - Steelville, Missouri

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Historic site along the Cherokee Trail of Tears on Mo Hwy 8 west of Steelville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/17/2008

last visited: 11/6/2008

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Trail of TearsPulaski County - Waynesville, MO

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A Missouri Historical Marker that documents Pulaski County as a camp location during the "Trail of Tears" march.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/15/2008

last visited: 7/12/2019

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Trail of TearsTRAIL OF TEARS - Elkhorn Tavern

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Trail of Tears Elkhorn Tavern Site Pea Ridge, Arkansas

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 10/19/2019

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Trail of TearsTRAIL OF TEARS - Original Route Mile Marker

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Original Trail of Tears Mile Post Marker Pea Ridge, Arkansas

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 2/14/2022

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Trail of TearsPotawatomi "Trail of Death" - Springfield, IL

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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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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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Trail of TearsHelena, AR on the Mississippi

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A smalll park at the Helena Harbor on the Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ar_kayaker

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/2/2008

last visited: 11/30/2013

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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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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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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 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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Trail of TearsBusyhead Memorial, Trail of Tears State Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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Bushyhead Memorial and grave of Princess Otahki, along with and burial ground for Cherokee Indians as they passed through this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/11/2007

last visited: 8/25/2012

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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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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears Dane/Hood Overland Route

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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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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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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: 3/19/2021

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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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Trail of TearsCARDWELL MTN SHELLSFORD TRAIL OF TEARS

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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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