Trail of Tears Memorial Walk

Cherokee Historical Association
564 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee
Philenia Walkingstick
Oct 05, 2013
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The seventh annual Trail of Tears Memorial Walk will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Hosted by the Cherokee Historical Association, the walk will begin at the Cherokee Historical Association building, located at 564 Tsali Blvd.

It will then continue on the Cherokee River Loop Trail on Acquoni Road, back to Tsali Blvd. onto Drama Road and end at the Oconaluftee Indian Village.

Join us as we honor those forced into exile along the infamous and tragic Trail of Tears. This year is the anniversary of the Removal and we will have a special exhibit at the Village to honor the event.

Registration fee is $10 through Oct. 5. Walkers 12 and under are FREE.

Registration is now open to the public — please pick up a registration form at the Main Office of the Cherokee Historical Association or call 497-2111.

Parking will be available at the Oconaluftee Indian Village starting at 8 a.m. with Cherokee Transit providing shuttle service to the Cherokee Historical Association parking lot for the event. 

The walk will end at the Oconaluftee Indian Village and includes a tour of the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Refreshments will be served.