Fort Payne in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Cherokee Indian Removal
Erected 1998 by The Alabama Indian Affairs Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Trail of Tears series list.
Location. 34° 26.345′ N, 85° 43.333′ W. Marker is in Fort Payne, Alabama, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Godfrey Avenue and Logan Street Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Payne AL 35967, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Street Historic District (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Payne Cabin Historic Site (about 600 feet away); Alabama (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wills Town Mission (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Payne’s Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Boom Town Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Payne.
Also see . . .
1. Trail of Tears. (Submitted on January 2, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Cherokee Trail of Tears. (Submitted on January 2, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,286 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.