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The Cherokee host was very passionate and shared personal stories that complimented the displays. There was lots to look at including actual artifacts from the Trail of Tears that family descendants have donated. They have two of the only three marked graves of chiefs who...More
This is a beautiful and important memorial. The museum is small, but so rich in content. The volunteer who spoke with us shared so much information. I loved meeting her. Our visit was layered and we came away having learned a great deal. Everyone should...More
The Trail of Tears Annual Pow Wow is always exciting and a great event. Lots of local vendors, food, and great historical activities and exhibitions. What a great family destination right in the heart of town!!!
My Mom and I took a road trip from St. Louis just to visit the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Heritage Center - we are so glad that we did! It was a very memorable and humbling experience for both of us. The afternoon...More
This was a wonderful stop on our vacation. It is a very well kept place. Has a visitor center with lots of information. The people who staff this facility are very knowledgeable. It is a labor of love for them. My kids learned something from...More
The museum itself is small but the woman who was there was a wealth of information. She shared information that we were not aware of. An easy walking path to the cemetery and the river, where we sat for a while and tried to visualize...More
As a foreigner I don't know much about American history and I love learning about other cultures so during my stay in Kentucky I found out I'd be able to visit the annual Trail of Tears PowWow which is a gathering of Native American people...More