Friday, December 15, 2017

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Dr. Mark Wagner set to speak on Trail of Tears in Southern Illinois

The Cherokee Trail of Tears crossed through Southern Illinois. Its path is through Pope, Johnson and Union Counties and it is the path of the tragic re-location of native Americans from the southeastern part of the United States in 1838-1839 to the Indian Territory in present day state of Oklahoma. …

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Historic Bridges Wayside Store, Trail of Tears program set for April 27

Here is your chance to see and touch a historic place on the Trail of Tears in Southern Illinois. The Illinois Chapter Trail of Tears Association and Steve and Lisa Thompson will host a meeting at the Bridges Wayside Store that stands today on the Thompson’s property located on Ill. …

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