Date(s) – May 18 2013
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
175 Years: Cherokee Trail of Tears – Honor and Remember (1838-2013)
The 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears will be commemorated at a memorial service on May 18, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. on the grounds at New Echota. Volunteers are needed for this event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer. A Trail of Tears exhibit is planned for the Visitor Information Center on I-75 south at Ringgold, GA. Red ribbons will be placed on Cherokee-related historical markers in Northwest Georgia to commemorate the Cherokee Removal.