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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
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
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
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
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
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
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!!!
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
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