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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

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    Alabama played a much larger role in the removal of the Cherokee Indians from their homelands in the southeast than was previously thought. At least eight companies of heavily armed troops, including regular United States army soldiers, and Alabama and Tennessee volunteers, poured into Northeast Alabama to carry out the removal of the Cherokees, and some Creeks, as called for by terms of the Treaty of New Echota.

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blue gray gnatcatcher

Site 44 of the North Alabama Birding Trail is located at Russell Cave National Monument. Researchers have identified more than 115 species of birds at this site. This photo shows a blue gray gnatcatcher nesting in spring.