• Trail of Tears artwork and trail walk

    Trail Of Tears

    National Historic Trail AL,AR,GA,IL,KY,MO,NC,OK,TN

Berry's Ferry

Image of one of the exhibits at Berry's Ferry

Berry's Ferry

Over 1,400 Cherokee men, women, and children from Peter Hildebrand's detachment spent two bitterly cold weeks camped in this area during the harsh winter of 1838-1839. The story here is a continuation of the one told at Mantle Rock Preserve. Two exhibit panels, 1.2 MB, pdf

Did You Know?

Elkhorn Taven at Pea Ridge, Arkansas, on Trail of Tears National Historic Site

Much of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail is on waterways. People were moved onto boats and traveled along the Mississippi River, and then disembarked and walked.