Supporting The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Supporting The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

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Trail segment along the Northern Route at Pea Ridge National Military Park in northwestern Arkansas. The wayside exhibits overlooking the Arkansas River at Fort Smith National Historic Site, located on the Water Route in western Arkansas, depict in 5 individual panels the removal stories of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole Nations. The award-winning Trail of Tears exhibit at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, OK, includes a tactile "bead wall," with each bead representing one removed Cherokee, totaling 16,000 beads. Also, life-cast figures depict the travel along the Trail of Tears.

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Contact Information:
Gail Tate King
15019 Highway 55
Sterrett, Alabama 35147
Phone: 205-672-2074


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Chapter Board of Directors:
President Gail King
Vice President Robert Thrower
Secretary Sharon Freeman
Treasurer Larry Smith
Board Member Mike Wren
Board Member Lamar Marshall
Board Member Ellen Mussleman
Research Projects:
The chapter works researching removal sites and routes, as well as getting sites certified as a part of the National Historic Trail System of the National Park Service (NPS).

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1100 North University, Suite 143
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: (501) 666-9032
Fax: (501) 666-5875

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