Tuscumbia, Courtland & Decatur Railroad Bed: Cherokees traveling west on the Water Route had to use the railroad starting in Decatur because Muscle Shoals was not navigable.
Elkhorn Tavern at Pea Ridge National Military Park: Cherokees passed by this structure during their removal west.
“Remember the Removal” Bike Riders pose in front of the Vann House State Historic Site in Chatsworth.
A stretch of the Original Route of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail on Old Golconda Road in Pope County.
TOTA President Jack Baker speaks at the memorial grave marking of two Cherokee chiefs, Fly Smith and Whitepath, who died along the Trail of Tears in Hopkinsville.
Visitors walk part a section of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail at the Trail of Tears State Park in Jackson.
Unicoi Turnpike roadbed: This ancient trading route of the Cherokee was used during their forced removal west on the Trail of Tears.
Cherokee National Choir singers perform at the Oklahoma chapter’s grave marking of survivors of the Trail of Tears in the town of Grove.
Visitors to Cherokee Removal Memorial Park in Meigs County stand at the overlook of the Blythe’s Ferry site where many Cherokees left their homelands for the forced removal west.