National Trails staff worked with partners to create a Trail of Tears retracement hiking trail, signage, and exhibits in September 2010. Here is one outdoor exhibit example.
In Pope County, Illinois, officials and members of the public celebrated a sign unveiling event that will help the public to visit original route segments of the Trail of Tears.
Did You Know?
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.