175 Years: Cherokee Trail of Tears

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 friendsofnewechota@gmail.com 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.