• Trail of Tears artwork and trail walk

    Trail Of Tears

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Campground Church

Image of one of the exhibits at Campground Church

Campground Church

In the early 1800s, this location was a well-known camping spot due to the nearby springs. During removal, thousands of Cherokee camped here on their trek west. It is believed that some died and are buried at this site.

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.