Historic Markers Across Georgia



To Honor Those Who Came Before US



Marker ID:  
Location: in the Riverside Park on Riverside Rd, Roswell, Ga.
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 34° 00.336    W 084° 20.823
  34.0056    -84.34705
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMM5HM
To Honor Those Who Came Before US Marker  



Text:

This monument is a memorial to the Cherokees who were driven from their land and their homes against their will in 1838. Thousands died on the Nunna-da-ul-tsun-yi, commonly translated as "The Trail of Tears". Roswell honors the Cherokee people who call this place their home.

Dedicated on July 19, 2014
Sponsor: Roswell Historical Society



 

To Honor Those Who Came Before US

Notes:

Explore more:
Roswell Historical Society: Roswell Cherokee Memorial
Cherokee Nation: Cherokee Nation
Wikipedia: Cherokee Nation
Wikipedia: Trail of Tears

 

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