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Last Encampment - Fort Smith AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 35° 23.098 W 094° 25.676
15S E 370307 N 3916671
Quick Description: This stone and copper (?) marker marks the site of the last encampment along the Trail of Tears before the Indians were led across the Arkansas River to their new land.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/28/2013 10:08:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMJK9T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 6

Long Description:
THE TRAIL OF TEARS

THIS MARKS THE LAST ENCAMPMENT OF

THE CHEROKEE INDIANS ON "THE TRAIL OF

YEARS", FROM THEIR ANCESTRAL HOMES

IN THE SOUTH TO THE LAND ALLOTTED

THEM IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.


ERECTED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE BY

THE NOON CIVICS CLUB

1936
Routes: Auto Tour

Address if available:
Directly outside the National Cemetery entrance
Downtown Fort Smith, AR


Marker Website: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinates: Not Listed

Additional Information: Not listed

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