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Lawrenceburg in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Trail of Tears Memorial

 
 
Trail of Tears Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, March 13, 2012
1. Trail of Tears Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
700 Members of the Cherokee Tribe passed through downtown Lawrenceburg on November 5th, 1838 during the forced relocation known as the “Trail of Tears.”

Painting by:
Burnice Davidson

Project funded by:
Jones Distribution Corp.

Technical Support by:
Stretch's Body Shop

Sponsored by:
The Lawrence County Arts Commission
and Main Street Lawrenceburg
 
Erected by The Lawrence County Arts Commission and Main Street Lawrenceburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
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
Trail of Tears Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, March 13, 2012
2. Trail of Tears Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmish at Lawrenceburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse - Lawrence County Tennessee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson's Military Road (about 300 feet away); David Crockett's Home (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Surviving the Trail of Tears image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, March 13, 2012
3. Surviving the Trail of Tears
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 16, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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