Lawrenceburg in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Trail of Tears Memorial
700 Members of the Cherokee Tribe passed through downtown Lawrenceburg on November 5th, 1838 during the forced relocation known as the “Trail of Tears.”
Project funded by:
Jones Distribution Corp.
Technical Support by:
Stretch's Body Shop
The Lawrence County Arts Commission
and Main Street Lawrenceburg
Erected by The Lawrence County Arts Commission and Main Street Lawrenceburg.
Location. 35° 14.433′ N, 87° 20.086′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Pulaski Street and Public Square, on the left when traveling west on Pulaski Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg TN 38464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lawrence County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. David Crockett (within shouting distance of this marker); James David Vaughan (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War Monument Skirmish at Lawrenceburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse - Lawrence County Tennessee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Crockett's Home (about 700 feet away); Pioneers in Textiles (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
Categories. • Native Americans •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 16, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.