Pulaski / Giles County Trail of Tears Memorial Photo Gallery
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Illustration by Cherokee artist Sam Watts-Kidd displayed on one of the outdoor interpretive signs.
This sign tells the story of the building housing the Pulaski Trail of Tears Interpretive Center.
The circular plaza in front of the center is a large map of the Benge and Bell Routes
The Benge and Bell Routes Crossed at Pulaski. The red is Bell's Route, yellow is Benge's.
This walkway leads to the bronze statue "The Trail Where They Cried".
"The Trail Where They Cried".
A side view of the statue.
A detail of "The Trail Where They Cried" showing the mother's face.
The statue is on the east side of the park. It faces west, the direction traveled on the Trail of Tears.
Picnic tables are located under the trees along Pleasant Run creek on the west side of the park.
A view of the creek flowing along the Pleasant Run Eco-Trail.
The Eco-Trail runs through this short tunnel under Hwy 64/East College Street to the north side of the park.
Pleasant Run Park has a big grassy area on the north side of Hwy 64.
A side view of the "Rock Church".
Giles County Marine Corps League, Detachment 1108, has a memorial to their fallen warriors on the Memorial grounds.
The Hickory House restaurant is practically right across the street. They have rave reviews on Yelp
This sign at the Bridge Overlook details the routes taken by the Benge and Bell detachments.
A view from the Overlook platform across Richland Creek.
The Cherokee probably crossed a bridge built on these pilings visible from the Overlook.
A ceremony is held at the Overlook grounds at the end of the Memorial Walk every year.
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