Near Selmer in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Trail of Tears
— 1838 —
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 40.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission, and the Trail of Tears series lists.
Location. 35° 11.326′ N, 88° 36.804′ W. Marker is near Selmer, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Valley Highway (U.S. 45) Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selmer TN 38375, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hurst Nation (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fielding Hurst and Purdy (approx. 5˝ miles away); Purdy (approx. 6˝ miles away); Approach to Shiloh (approx. 7.4 miles away); Buford Hayse Pusser (approx. 8.8 miles away); Mark Perrin Lowrey (approx. 11.4 miles away); Battle Of Chewalla (approx. 13 miles away); a different marker also named Approach to Shiloh (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selmer.
Also see . . .
1. The Trail of Tears. Resource site with an overview of the Trail of Tears. (Submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. National Park Service site detailing sites related to the trail across nine states. (Submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 7,639 times since then and 1,060 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. 2. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. 4. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.