Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Trail of Tears Memorial



Marker ID:  
Location: intersection of Pulaski Street and Public Square, Lawrenceburg, TN
County: Lawrence
Coordinates: N 35° 14.433    W 087° 20.086
  35.24055    -87.33476666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

700 Members of the Cherokee Tribe passed through downtown Lawrenceburg on November 5th, 1838 during the forced relocation known as the “Trail of Tears.”

Painting by:
Burnice Davidson

Project funded by:
Jones Distribution Corp.

Technical Support by:
Stretch's Body Shop

Sponsored by:
The Lawrence County Arts Commission
and Main Street Lawrenceburg

Erected by The Lawrence County Arts Commission and Main Street Lawrenceburg.