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Part of Our Nation's History

The Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Heritage Center is a humble site to learn part of the... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
John S
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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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This small log home museum is staffed by a volunteer with an amazing history lesson to teach... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
DaveO215
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Ada, Michigan
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

We came across this Center by accident (luck). The Center was closed but some volunteers were working outside and the Host allowed us in, She was full of stories and made the Center, and the story alive for us. She was brought up in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Padderic
Reviewed May 9, 2019

The guide really brought this place to life. She was full of interesting stories and details and took the time to address every piece in the exhibit, as well as answer any questions. I highly recommend this center to all. It is an important and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank rosebridget25
Reviewed April 14, 2019

The Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Heritage Center is a humble site to learn part of the dark side to the history of our United States. The location of a segment of the Trail of Tears and the burial site of two important Cherokee...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank John S
Reviewed April 8, 2019

This is part of the Historical sad days of over governing the U.S. Population for land grabs. The Native American people suffered greatly and died all along the way to being ushered to Reservations by the U.S. Army and the greedy Politicians in charge of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed August 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Dreamlifer
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This small log home museum is staffed by a volunteer with an amazing history lesson to teach us....a long neglected story. Contributions are welcome and we were happy to express our support .

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank DaveO215
Reviewed September 16, 2017

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!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Carol M
Reviewed September 9, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Tq1008
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ErinD149
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michaelj53
May 23, 2017|
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Response from tmjrobin | Reviewed this property |
I am no longer sure of that. It was operated by volunteers for the longest time. The website shows TUE-SAT 10-4 on those dates.
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kathy n
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Powwow weekend gates open at 10
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