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Passport Program

Example of Trail of Tears Passport Stamp.
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The popular Passport to Your National Parks program is available at sites on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

A variety of trail partners offer the passport stamp for trail travelers.

We suggest that you verify directions and hours of operation to be sure you can get the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail stamp.

To learn more about the passport program and to purchase a passport book, visit: www.eparks.com/store/home/9221/Theme-Passport/

Where can you get your passport stamp cancellation?

For a complete list of all stamp cancellation locations go to:
www.eparks.com/store/content/863/Passport-Cancellation-Locations/

 

The sites are listed alphabetically by state and then by site. List updated 7-30-14.

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Post National Historic Site

The entrance to the park is on AR169, nine miles south of Gillett, via US165 (The Great River Road), and about 20 miles northeast of Dumas, via US165.

www.nps.gov/arpo/

Mailing address: 1741 Old Post Road, Gillett, AR 72055

Phone: 870-548-2207

Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith NHS is located at 301 Parker Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901. From Interstate 40 eastbound: Exit at Roland, and drive six miles on Highway 64 to downtown Fort Smith. From Interstate 40 westbound and from North I 540 and Fayetteville, take Interstate 40 westbound to I 540 south. Exit west on Rogers Avenue and continue to downtown.

www.nps.gov/fosm/index.htm

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1406, Fort Smith, AR 72902

Phone: 479-783-3961

Lake Dardanelle State Park

Lake Dardanelle State Park is located at 100 State Park Drive in Russellville, Pope County. The park is located at 2428 Marina Road, which is four miles west of Russellville, off State Highway 326.

www.arkansasstateparks.com/lakedardanelle/

Mailing address: 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802

Phone: 479-967-5516

Pea Ridge National Military Park

The park is located at 15930 E Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732. Depending on your starting point, take AR/72/MO 37/I-540 to the US 62 exit and follow signs to the park.

www.nps.gov/peri/

Mailing Address: East Highway 62, Garfield, AR 72732

Phone: 479-451-8122

Trail of Tears Association National Office

Call or write for directions to get the passport stamp.

www.nationaltota.org/

Mailing address: 1100 North University, Suite 143, Little Rock, AR 72207

Phone: 501-666-9032

GEORGIA

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

The park is located one mile from the intersection of Battlefield Parkway and Lafayette Road. Go one mile on Lafayette Road to the park entrance and visitor center.

The stamp is located at the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center.

www.nps.gov/chch/

Mailing address: P.O. Box 2128, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742

Phone (706) 866-9241 or (423) 821-7786

Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home

Located at 501 Riverside Parkway in Rome, Georgia.

www.chieftainsmuseum.org/

Mailing address: P.O. Box 373, Rome, GA 30162-0373

Phone: 706-291-9494

New Echota State Historic Site

Located in Calhoun one mile east of I-75 exit #317 on Hwy. 225.

www.gastateparks.org/NewEchota/

Mailing address: 1211 Chatworth Highway NE, Calhoun, GA 30701

Phone: 706-624-1321

Vann House Historic Site

Located three miles west of Chatsworth at the intersection of Hwys. 225 and 52-A at 82 Highway 225 N.

www.gastateparks.org/info/chiefvann/

Mailing address: 82 Highway 225 N, Chatsworth, GA 30705

Phone: 706-695-2598

ILLINOIS

Trail of Tears State Forest

Please call or write for more information.

http://dnr.state.il.us/Lands/landmgt/parks/R5/TRLTEARS.HTM

Mailing address: 3240 State Forest Road, Jonesboro, Union County.

Phone: (618) 833-4910

KENTUCKY

Columbus-Belmont State Park

Park address: 350 Park Road, Columbus, Kentucky 42032-0009

Phone: 270-677-2327

http://parks.ky.gov/findparks/recparks/cb/parks.ky.gov/findparks/recparks/cb/

Trail of Tears Commemorative Park

Trail of Tears Commemorative Park, at U.S. Highway 41 and Skyline Drive in Hopkinsville, Christian County.

www.trailoftears.org/

Heritage Center address: 100 Trail of Tears Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Phone: 270-886-8033

MISSOURI

Mark Twain National Forest

Please call or write for directions. Four stamps are available at the following forest offices: Rolla, MO; Potosi, MO; Salem, MO; Poplar Bluff, MO.

www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/

Mailing address: 401 Fairgrounds Road, Rolla, MO 65401

Phone: 573-364-4621

Trail of Tears State Park - Visitor Center/Moccasin Springs Road/Nancy Hildebrand's Gravesite

Trail of Tears State Park at 429 Moccasin Springs Road, Jackson. The park is on Missouri Route 177 about eight miles north of Cape Girardeau and eight miles east of Jackson.

www.mostateparks.com/trailoftears.htm

Mailing address: 429 Moccasin Springs Road, Jackson, MO 63755

Phone: 573-290-5268

NEW MEXICO

National Trails Intermountain Region - Santa Fe

The office is located in the Old Santa Fe Trail Building at 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM, 87505.

Email us

Mailing address: P.O. Box 728, Santa Fe, NM, 87504-0728

Phone: 505-988-6842/6098

NORTH CAROLINA

Cherokee County Historical Museum

Located next to the Cherokee County Courthouse at 87 Peachtree Street in Murphy, NC.

www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=116

Mailing address: 87 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906

Phone: 828-837-6792

Junaluska Memorial and Museum

Located at 1 Junalaska Road, Robbinsville, NC 28771. Call or write for more information.

http://www.main.nc.us/graham/junaluskamemorial.html

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1547, Robbinsville, NC 28771

Phone: 828-479-4727

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Travel along Hwy. 441 N/Tsali Boulevard. Proceed to the intersection of Hwy. 441/Tsali Boulevard and Drama Road. The museum will be at 589 Tsali Boulevard.

www.cherokeemuseum.org/

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1599, Cherokee NC 28719

Phone: 828-497-3481

OKLAHOMA

Cherokee Heritage Center

Located six miles south of downtown Tahlequah at 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451. Take highway 62 to historical Park Hill, turn east on Willis Road, follow Willis Road to South Keeler Drive.

www.cherokeeheritage.org/

Mailing address: P.O. Box 515, Tahlequah, OK 74465-0515

Phone: 918-456-6007, 888-999-6007

George M. Murrell Home

The George M. Murrell House is at 19479 E. Murrell Home Road in Park Hill, one mile southeast of the junction of state highways 62 and 82, and four miles southwest of Tahlequah.

www.okhistory.org/outreach/homes/geomurrell.html

Mailing address: George M. Murrell Home, 19479 E. Murrell Home Rd., Park Hill, OK 74451-2001

Phone: 918.456.2751

TENNESSEE

Audubon Acres

This preserve is located at 900 North Sanctuary Road in East Brainerd, which is a suburb of Chattanooga. From I-75, take Exit 3A to E. Brainerd Road - East. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Gunbarrel Road. Follow Gunbarrel Road as it becomes North Sanctuary Road until it reaches the dead end at Audubon Acres - a distance of about two miles from E. Brainerd Road.

www.chattanoogaaudubon.org

Mailing address: Chattanooga Audubon Society, P.O. Box 21219, Chattanooga, TN 37424

Phone number: 423-892-1499

Blythe Ferry

Please call or write for more information about visiting and getting the stamp.

http://www.southeasttennessee.com/www/docs/10023.3949

Mailing address: Meigs County Executive's Office, P.O. Box 156, Decatur, TN 37322

Phone: 423-334-5850

Chattanooga Regional History Museum

The Chattanooga Regional History Museum is located in downtown Chattanooga at 400 Chestnut Street, which is at the corner of 4th and Chestnut streets.

http://chattanoogahistory.org/

Mailing address: 615 Lindsay Street, Suites 100 & 200, Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone: 423- 265-3247

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There are three entrances to the park. Call, write, or visit this website for more information: Directions

www.nps.gov/grsm/

Mailing address: 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Phone: 865-436-1200

Hiwassee River Heritage Center

www.facebook.com/pages/Hiwassee-River-Heritage-Center/179059158922263?sk=timeline

Mailing address: 8746 Hiwassee St., Charleston, Tennessee 37310

Phone:(423) 665-3373

Alternate contact: Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, 225 Keith Street SW, Cleveland, TN 37311, 423-472-6587

Red Clay State Historic Area

The park's address is 1140 Red Clay Park Road SW near Cleveland in Bradley County. It is along the Tennessee-Georgia state line about 17 miles east of Chattanooga.

www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/RedClay/

Mailing address: 1140 Red Clay Park, Cleveland , TN 37311

Phone: 423-478-0339

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum is located 576 State Highway 360, which is approximately one mile east of Vonore.

www.sequoyahmuseum.org/

Mailing address: P.O. Box 69, 576 HWY 360, Vonore, TN 37885

Phone: 423-884-6246

Stone's River National Battlefield

Travel from I-24 to Exit 76 and turn onto Medical Center Parkway. Turn onto Thompson Lane. Turn just before the Thompson Lane bridge and onto the access road to Old Nashville Highway. Turn left at the stop sign onto Old Nashville Highway. The park entrance is about 1/4 mile away on the left.

www.nps.gov/stri/

Mailing address: 3501 Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Phone: 615-893-9501

Tennessee River Museum

495 Main Street, Savannah. Museum is at the corner of Main Street (U.S. 64) and Adams Street, just a few blocks east of the Tennessee River Bridge.

www.tourhardincounty.org/

Mailing Address: 495 Main Street, Savannah, TN 38372

Phone: 800-552-3866

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