Mar 9, 2014
Cleveland Daily Banner
Concept plan for Fort Cass trail unveiled
Stakeholders and others were pleased with the outcome of a National Park Service presentation and vision for the future of the historic Fort Cass Trail of Tears National Historic Trail concept plan.
WCU announces Trail of Tears exhibit opening and talk Feb. 27
Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center and the North Carolina Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will host a reception and talk on Thursday, Feb. 27, celebrating the exhibit "Fewer Footprints and More Tears: Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears."
Bridge expert examines Cumberland River crossing
Jim Barker glanced at a photocopy of an early 1800s bridge construction contract and then at the reading on his yellow tape measure.
Bridge expert to examine historic Cumberland River crossing
An expert on historic bridges will examine the remains of an 1823 toll bridge in downtown Nashville today as part of an effort to recognize the structure's role in the Trail of Tears, the forced relocation of Cherokees from the Southeast in 1838.
Group wants bridge on Trail of Tears certified
A group of Cherokee descendants from Nashville is seeking national certification for the remnants of a bridge that they say was among the routes that Native Americans took through Nashville during the Trail of Tears.