“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Woodbury in Cannon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

The Trail of Tears

The Trail of Tears Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, August 5, 2014
1. The Trail of Tears Marker
Inscription. In the valley to the south, that part of the Cherokee nation which took part in the enforced overland migration to Indian Territory rested for about three weeks in 1839. About 15,000 persons of various ages took part in the march. Several who died here were buried in this area.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 22.)
Location. 35° 49.564′ N, 86° 3.454′ W. Marker is in Woodbury, Tennessee, in Cannon County. Marker is on McMinnville Highway (U.S. 70S) west of Gassaway Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbury TN 37190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest Rested Here (here, next to this marker); Early Industry (approx. mile away); "Mister Jim" Cummings (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cannon County/Warren County (approx. 7 miles away); Battle of Milton (approx. 10 miles away); Adam Dale (approx. 13.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 14.4 miles away); Beckwith Inn (approx. 15 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodbury.
Categories. Native Americans
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 68 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Would appreciate a wide view photo as well. • Can you help?
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