“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Woodbury in Cannon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

The Trail of Tears

The Trail of Tears Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, August 5, 2014
1. The Trail of Tears Marker
Inscription. In the valley to the south, that part of the Cherokee nation which took part in the enforced overland migration to Indian Territory rested for about three weeks in 1839. About 15,000 persons of various ages took part in the march. Several who died here were buried in this area.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 22.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 49.564′ N, 86° 3.454′ W. Marker is in Woodbury, Tennessee, in Cannon County. Marker is on McMinnville Highway (U.S. 70S) west of Gassaway Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbury TN 37190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest Rested Here (here, next to this marker); World War I-II Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Early Industry (approx. ¾ mile away); "Mister Jim" Cummings (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cannon County/Warren County (approx. 7 miles away); Battle of Milton (approx. 10 miles away); Adam Dale (was approx. 13.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 14.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbury.
Categories. Native Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 323 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 12, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Would appreciate a wide view photo as well. • Can you help?
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