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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.
Event Type: 
Cultural Resources; History; Outdoor Event
DNR Region(s): 
5
Location: 
Trail of Tear State Forest
DNR Park: 
 
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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