Take A Hike At This One Missouri State Park For An Unforgettable Experience

In the winter of 1838 and 1839, thirteen Cherokee Indian groups were relocated to Oklahoma. This trek in harsh winter conditions became known as the “Trail of Tears.” Nine of these groups crossed the Mississippi River at what would become Missouri’s Trail of Tears State Park.

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