Fort Payne in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Cherokee Indian Removal
Erected 1998 by The Alabama Indian Affairs Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Trail of Tears marker series.
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 Southeast, on the right when traveling north on Godfrey Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Payne AL 35967, United States of America.
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 Fort Payne Cabin Historic Site (about 600 feet away); Alabama (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wills Town Mission (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sequoyah (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.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
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