Trail of Tears Commemorative Park-Princeton, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
N 37° 06.426 W 087° 52.866
16S E 421712 N 4107116
Quick Description: A small commemorative park along this sad, sad, trail.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/6/2009 8:51:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM6HJN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 9

Long Description:
Princeton was on the overland route taken by a majority of the Cherokees on the Trail of Tears. The first major group of emigrating Cherokees to pass through Princeton, November 3 1837, was known as the Cannon contingent, made up of Cherokees who had agreed to remove voluntarily.

Ten of the contingents organized by the Cherokee Nation passed through Princeton in November and December of 1838.
Routes: Northern Route

Address if available:
Big Springs Park, E. Washington St., Princeton
Princeton, KY USA
42445


Marker Website: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinates: Not Listed

Additional Information: Not listed

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