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
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Did You Know?
Four detachments of Cherokee people were removed from their homelands to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) along water routes, while 13 detachments made their way overland along existing roads. These routes are part of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.