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Roswell in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

To Honor Those Who Came Before Us

 
 
To Honor Those Who Came Before Us Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 25, 2021
1. To Honor Those Who Came Before Us Marker
Inscription.  This monument is a memorial to the Cherokees who were driven from their land and their homes against their will in 1838. Thousands died on the Nunna-da-ul-tsun-yi, commonly translated as “The Trail of Tears”. Roswell honors the Cherokee people who called this place their home.
 
Erected 2014 by Roswell Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 34° 0.336′ N, 84° 20.82′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker can be reached from Riverside Road 0.4 miles east of Roswell Road. Located along the Roswell Riverside Trail at the Riverside Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 575 Riverside Rd, Roswell GA 30075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Removal of 1838 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army of the Tennessee at Roswell (about 500 feet away); Lynching in America / Lynching of Mack Henry Brown (about 600 feet away); The Trail of Tears (about 600 feet away); McPherson’s Troops at Shallow Ford
Plaque is on the boulder behind the interpretive marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 25, 2021
2. Plaque is on the boulder behind the interpretive marker.
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Garrard’s Cav. & Newton’s Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); Allenbrook (approx. 0.4 miles away); Founders' Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
More about this marker. One of eight plaques, mounted on 1 to 2 ton boulders, in honor of The Cherokee Nation and in remembrance of ”The Trail of Tears”.
 
Also see . . .  Atlanta Journal Constitution article on the Trail of Tears. Roswell acknowledges its dark past, honors Cherokee Nation. (Submitted on April 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
Interpretive marker showing location of the 8 boulders and markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 25, 2021
3. Interpretive marker showing location of the 8 boulders and markers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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