A Journey of Injustice
Remember and commemorate the survival of the Cherokee people, forcefully removed from their homelands in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee to live in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. They traveled by foot, horse, wagon, or steamboat in 1838-1839.
Did You Know?
The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail is one of 19 national historic trails in the National Trail System, which also contains national scenic and recreational trails.