Trail of Tears Memorial

Trail of Tears Memorial (HM1FTT)

Location: Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.392', W 85° 4.629'

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In 1838 federal soldiers forced the Cherokee to march from Georgia to the Indian Territory. That area would later be known as Oklahoma.

Thousands died on the march, which began in the midst of a drought and continued into a harsh winter. This march would later be known as the Trail of Tears.

Many Cherokee and their families from our community were forced to leave their homes and join the march. They would have traveled along the old federal road which passed by this church.

This is a memorial to all of the lives that were lost on the trail of Tears.
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 675674 N 3864365
Decimal Degrees34.90653333, -85.07715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.392', W 85° 4.629'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 23.52" N, 85° 4' 37.74" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 158 Old Cemetery Rd, Tunnel Hill GA 30755, US
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