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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ARKANSAS CHAPTER
Contact Information
John McLarty, president
1311 Clayton Street
Springdale, AR 72762
Phone: 479-751-7125
Email: jmclarty@nwarpc.org
ARTOTA website: www.artota.org 

 

ARTOTA Board of Directors

President & National TOTA Delegate
John McLarty
jmclarty@nwarpc.org
Vice President & National TOTA Delegate Glenn Jones
gjsooner@aol.com
Secretary Susan Young
syoung@springdalear.gov
Treasurer

Nancy Feroe
nmferoe@aol.com

Project Coordinator

Carolyn Kent
carolke5@aol.com
















Chapter Projects
 
Research
•    Study documents to help produce site-specific details for reports and wayside markers
•    Provide Trail of Tears information to museums, parks, classroom teachers, and the public
 
Recognize
•    Help mark the trail with interpretive wayside panels and other signs
•    Provide a virtual trail with online information about the Trail of Tears
 
Remember
•    Produce materials to help teachers include Arkansas details of the Trail of Tears story in their classroom
•    Host public events to increase public awareness and knowledge of Indian removal

 


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1100 North University, Suite 143
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: (501) 666-9032
Fax: (501) 666-5875
E-mail: TOTA@arindianctr.org


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