Visit this page to find out what happens throughout the year with:
Interpretation, Certification, Trail Development, Sign Projects, & Preservation -
Fall 2014: Find out what's NEW for the trail: a GIS interactive map, a NTIR website, a junior ranger program, exhibits, road / pedestrian signs, a rack card, and certifications.
Spring 2014: Reports on National Register and building surveys, research that reveals new roundup routes, the interpretation workshop, design and development projects and a charette, dedication events, and web updates.
Fall 2013: Peruse this issue: Design and Development have been busy finishing six projects in Missouri, Tennessee, and Alabama. There are two new National Register properties. Five wayside exhibits were installed in Missouri and Georgia while nine more exhibits are in progress in Georgia and Tennessee. There are three new certifications in Georgia and Tennessee. And congratulations are in order!
Spring 2013: Updates include two preservation workshops, the historic building survey, new exhibits, a host of design and development projects, new certifications, and two new state brochures (GA & TN).
Fall 2012: Updates include new sign plans, new certifications, new exhibits, new state brochures, and more.
Spring 2012: Updates include the new Trail of Tears National Historic Trail brochure, National Register nominations, sign projects, a new Trail of Tears NHT state brochure, exhibit projects, and the Passport Program.
Fall 2011: Features the design charette at Tuscumbia Landing, the development of a new map and guide for the national historic trail, road signage, and new faces.
Spring 2011: Unveiling of Sign Plan Program, Exhibit and Brochure Projects, Workshops, Research Update, and Upcoming Projects.
Fall 2010: In this issue: New Faces & Places, Completed Exhibit & Sign Projects, In-the-Works Projects, New Certified Partners, Google Earth Application.
Did You Know?
The Cherokee people in the southeastern United States built European-style homes and farmsteads, developed a written language, established a newspaper, and wrote a constitution. But they had no equal protection under the law and could not prevent being removed from their homes on the Trail of Tears.