Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears segment, Village Creek State Park, Cross County

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is working with the National Park Service and the Trail of Tears Association, as well as with State Historic Preservation Offices in other states, to identify and preserve properties associated with the Cherokee Removal of the 1830s.

Visit the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail web site, which includes continually updated maps showing the routes of the Trail of Tears.

Learn about the National Trail of Tears Association and its activities.

Information about the Arkansas Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association.

Learn about Indian Removal research conducted by the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 

Click here to link to the Arkansas Archeological Survey’s atlas of probable Indian Removal Routes in Arkansas.