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Removing the Cherokee: A Soldier's Story 

Date(s): 
  4/15/2013 
Time(s): 
7:00 p.m., Monday 
Description: 
Join the living history presentation by Tony Gerard as Caleb Tucker, a soldier in the U.S. Army who finds himself assigned to round up the Cherokee in preparation for forced removal to the Indian nations in present-day Oklahoma.

Be Warned!  This program deals frankly with a sad period in U.S. history.  Understanding our past is the only way better deal with the future.

Dress for cool spring weather.  Rustic seating provided, may bring lawn chair.

Sponsored by Illinois Audubon, Shawnee Chapter.
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Event Type: 
Cultural Resources; History; Outdoor Event 
DNR Region(s): 
Location: 
Trail of Tear State Forest 
Address: 
3240 State Forest Road 
City, State ZIP: 
Jonesboro  IL  62952 
Directions: 
Contact person/email: 
Terri Treacy  / terri@shawneeaudubon.org 
Phone/Fax: 
618-521-1030  /  
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