A Journey of Injustice

Remember and commemorate the survival of the Cherokee people, forcefully removed from their homelands in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee to live in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. They traveled by foot, horse, wagon, or steamboat in 1838-1839.

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Commemorating the Trail of Tears

This is a story of racial injustice, intolerance, and suffering, but is also a story of survival. Read the many stories to be told.

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Passport to Your National Parks / Trails

Visit over 25 sites where you can get your book stamped. Site and location information listed here - with an interactive map.

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Your Centennial on the Trail

Celebrate the centennial with us! We invite you to participate in trail experiences and events to learn, be inspired, or simply have fun!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Trails Intermountain Region
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504


(505) 988-6098

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