hand hewn cabin with flowers in foreground trees and sky in background

John Ross House, Rossville, Georgia was built in 1816. John Ross was Cherokee Principal Chief from 1828 to 1866.



A large print version of the official map and guide is on the Publications page. The Trail of Tears film has closed captioning and an audio description version.

National Park Service areas along the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, including Arkansas Post National Memorial, Fort Smith National Historic Site, and Pea Ridge National Military Park, generally meet accessibility standards for people with disabilities.

However, because of the varied nature and rural character of the many certified sites making up the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, please contact individual sites about accessibility.

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