Trail of Tears Resources

Covering a period from approximately 1779 to 1850, this dissertation studies natural resources and land use in Cherokee country before …

This dissertation is a detailed study of Chickasaw removal, based on correspondence and other documents from the period 1794-1844. In …

This dissertation examines the removal of approximately twenty-three thousand Creek Indians from Alabama and Georgia to present-day Oklahoma between 1825 …

The Trail of Tears is one of the most tragic, upsetting, yet significant chapters in American history. The forced Removal …

The Snelson-­Brinker House in Crawford County, Missouri, is a certified site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. In …

The James Brown Farmstead in Hamilton County, Tennessee, is a certified site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. …

Historic log buildings are one of the most iconic examples of vernacular architecture in the Southeast. In the early 1800s, …

A number of brick and stone buildings associated with Cherokee removal are located along the Trail of Tears. While the …

James Brown was an important Cherokee leader at the time of the Removal in 1838. His house and farm were …

The Different Routes of Travel During the years of 1838 and 1839 the Cherokee were removed to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) …

When Congress designated Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in 1987, it asked the National Park Service to help administer …