Cherokee Cyclists trace Trail of Tears route through Cassville

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Nineteen Cherokee cyclists have been traveling the northern route of the historic Trail of Tears for 19 days as part of the Remember the Removal tour which spans 21 days and 950 miles to honor the memory of their ancestors who made the journey by foot. The cyclists, Cherokee tribal citizens ages 16-24, departed from Cassville the morning of June 23 along Route 37 South, and are on the last leg of their journey, where they will be welcomed with a homecoming in Tahlequah, Okla. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Nineteen Cherokee cyclists have been traveling the northern route of the historic Trail of Tears for 19 days as part of the Remember the Removal tour which spans 21 days and 950 miles to honor the memory of their ancestors who made the journey by foot.

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