• Trail of Tears artwork and trail walk

    Trail Of Tears

    National Historic Trail AL,AR,GA,IL,KY,MO,NC,OK,TN

Weather

Due to the length of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, be sure to consult local weather sources for the region you'll be visiting.

Here are some links to the Weather Channel website for the central U.S. and southeast U.S.

www.weather.com/maps/geography/centralus/index_large.html

www.weather.com/maps/geography/southeastus/index_large.html

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.