The Trail of Tears

E 9th St. @ Little River, Hopkinsville, KY

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Description 

"A camping ground, Oct. 1838, for a part of the Cherokee Indians who were forcibly moved from their homes in the Smoky Mountain region of N. Car. and Tenn. to Indian Terr., now Okla. Badly clothed and fed, hundreds became ill and many died, among them the aged and highly respected chiefs, Fly Smith and Whitepath. Their graves on bank of Little River."

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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