Trail of Tears Park & Historic Site

1100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Location of an encampment of approximately 1,200 Cherokee who, on January 13, 1839, were on a forced march from their homeland in the southern Appalachians to what is now Okla; now know as The Trail of Tears. The University of Arkansas now sits on the site at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. and Garland Street. Open to the public on a daily basis. A native stone sculpture and memorial plaque are in a grove of trees on the south side of the university soccer field.