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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): 
5
Location: 
Bridges Wayside Store on Thompson's property
DNR Park: 
 
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: