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Event: Commemoration of the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Ozarks Region
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City:
Garfield
Region:
Ozarks
Building / Point of Interest:
Elkhorn Tavern
Address:
15930 E. Highway 62
Garfield, AR 72732
Contact:
Susan Young
Phone:
470-750-8165
Email:
shiloh@springdalear.gov

Event Details:

1 p.m. at Pea Ridge Battlefield National Military Park near a section of the original Military/Telegraph Road traveled by Cherokees during their forced removal from their ancestral eastern homelands to Indian Territory in 1838 and 1839. Includes a talk by Bethany Henry, who is a descendant of Cherokees on the Trail of Tears. Also a performance by the Cherokee National Youth Choir.