• Trail of Tears artwork and trail walk

    Trail Of Tears

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

Cave Spring

Image of one of the exhibits at Cave Spring.

Cave Spring

Beaver Dam, in the area known today as Cave Spring, was the site of the most prominent instance of active Cherokee resistance to unauthorized white settlement on Cherokee land.

Two exhibit panels, 3.2 MB, pdf

Large file, please be patient.

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.