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Trail of Tears History*Southern Illinois 

Date(s): 
  4/27/2013 
Time(s): 
1:00 p.m., Saturday 
Description: 
A chance to see and touch a historic place along the Trail of Tears in Southern Illinois.  On the journey across Union, Johnson and Pope Counties of Illinois, the Native Americans traveled by the Bridges Wayside Store, where food and supplies were purchased.

Trail of Tears Association, Illinois Chapter, will host a meeting at the Bridges Wayside Store which stands today on the property of Steve and Lisa Thompson.

The program will be outside, please dress appropriately.
For more information: 
 
Event Type: 
Cultural Resources; Family Event; History; Outdoor Event 
DNR Region(s): 
Location: 
Bridges Wayside Store on Thompson's property 
Address: 
6980 State Route 146 West; three miles west of St. Rt. 37. 
City, State ZIP: 
Buncombe  IL  62812 
Directions: 
Contact person/email: 
Trail of Tear Association, Illinois Chapter  /  
Phone/Fax: 
618-833-8216  /  
Other Phone: