Cherokee Removal from Georgia

When Congress designated Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in 1987, it asked the National Park Service to help administer the trail. Agency professionals who had prepared the feasibility study…

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John Ross House

At the time of the Cherokee Removal in 1838, John Ross was the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Ross lived in a two-story home in present-day Rossville, Walker County,…

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John Ridge Home

At the time of the Cherokee Removal in 1838, John Ridge was one of the most influential leaders in the Cherokee Nation. Ridge, the son of Major Ridge, lived in…

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Major Ridge Home

Major Ridge was a leading figure of the Cherokee Nation during the time of Cherokee removal. In 1835, Major Ridge and the Treaty Party signed the Treaty of New Echota,…

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Alabama Forts and Camps

When the Cherokee Removal began in earnest in May 1838, Cherokee Indians lived in a large, scattered area in northeastern Alabama. As elsewhere, military forces initially removed Cherokee residents to…

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The North Little Rock Site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail: Historical Contexts Report
Wayside UniGuide Grid v. 2.6 (June 2008)

The North Little Rock Site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail: Historical Contexts Report

American Native Press Archives University of Arkansas at Little Rock Research for this report was funded in part by a Challenge Cost Share agreement with the Long Distance Trails Office…

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National Archives Research 2010
Wayside UniGuide Grid v. 2.6 (June 2008)

National Archives Research 2010

This report describes the activities and findings of the Trail of Tears Association's Oklahoma Chapter research team, which in July 2010 made a week-long trip to the National Archives for…

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National Archives Research 2009

This report describes the activities and findings of the Trail of Tears Association’s Oklahoma Chapter research team, which in August 2009 made a week-long trip to the National Archives for…

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