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Trail of Tears - Johnson County

Date(s): 
10/15/2017
Time(s): 
2:30 p.m., Sunday
Description: 
The Cherokee Trail of Tears crossed through Pope, Johnson and Union counties and it is the path of the tragic re-location of native Americans in 1838-1839.  Dr. Mark Wagner, SIUC director for Archaeological Investigations, will be presenting information about his research and investigation of the Bridges site and Wayside Store in Johnson County. Sponsored by Illinois Chapter Trail of Tears Association and the Johnson County Genealogical and Historical Society.
For more information: 
 
Event Type: 
Cultural Resources; History; Indoor Event
DNR Region(s): 
5
Location: 
Vienna Public Library
DNR Park: 
 
Address: 
Main Street, south side of the public square
City, State ZIP: 
Vienna IL 62995
Directions: 
 
Contact person/email: 
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Phone/Fax: 
618-771-6877 /  
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