Near Selmer in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Trail of Tears
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 40.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission, and the Trail of Tears marker series.
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) and Higginbottom Road, on the right when traveling south on Mississippi Valley Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selmer TN 38375, United States of America.
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 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.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 6,065 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.