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    Trail Of Tears

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Interpretation, Certification, Trail Development, Sign Projects, & Preservation -
All for Protection, Development, and Promotion of the Trail

TRTE newsletter OCT 2013

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!

TRTE newsletter March 2013

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).

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Fall 2012 newsletter

Fall 2012: Updates include new sign plans, new certifications, new exhibits, new state brochures, and more.

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Spring 2012 newsletter

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.

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Fall 2011 newsletter

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.

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Spring 2011 newsletter

Spring 2011: Unveiling of Sign Plan Program, Exhibit and Brochure Projects, Workshops, Research Update, and Upcoming Projects.

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September 2010 newsletter

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?

Elkhorn Tavern at Pea Ridge, Arkansas, on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

Not all Cherokee people were removed from their homelands to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) on the Trail of Tears. The Oconaluftee Cherokees had treaty rights, and they, along with fugitives fleeing the army, became the Eastern Band of Cherokees, still residing in North Carolina.