National Historic Trail Newsletters Cover:
Spring 2014: Check out this issue for the new photo gallery, an update on the building survey, new national register properties, and road signs cropping up across the trail.
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: Find out about two preservation workshops, the historic building survey, five exhibit projects in Georgia, Oklahoma, and Missouri, a host of design and development projects, new certifications, and state brochures for Georgia and Tennessee.
Fall 2012: Read about three new sign plans for Tennessee and Missouri, installed road signs in Missouri, Kentucky, and Alabama, three new certifications, three exhibit projects in Illinois, new state brochures, and more.
Spring 2012: EXPLORE! Trail of Tears. For the first time there will be a Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Official Map and Guide produced with Harpers Ferry Center and the Cherokee Nation. This edition also covers a trail retracement and trail signs dedication in Missouri, National Register news, a peek at a new state brochure template, and Passport Program updates.
Fall 2011: Featured here is the design charette at Tuscumbia Landing, Alabama. Other highlights include road signage plans in Tennessee and Alabama, an artwork unveiling for exhibits, one certification, and two new faces.
Spring 2011: Help is on the way to find and follow the trail system. NPS unveiled a new Sign Plan Program that lives on this website; three new exhibits are planned in Oklahoma, Illinois, and Missouri; and check out the mapping and database workshop.
Fall 2010: In this issue: nine new certified partners across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Illinois; four new research papers placed under History & Culture for you to read; three new exhibit projects in Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Alabama, one of which is a "context" panel that tells the Trail of Tears story and that will be used over and over alongside site specific panels.
Did You Know?
After their removal to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) in the late 1830s, Cherokee people established tribal government headquarters in Tahlequah, developed a constitution, and maintained a bilingual school system. Their experiencess are commemorated on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.