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Service to commemorate Cherokee removal’s 175th anniversary

CALHOUN, Ga. – A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on May 18 at the New Echota historic site in Calhoun to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the removal of Cherokees from Georgia that began in May 1838.

The “175 Years: Cherokee Trail of Tears Memorial Service – Honor and Remember” is free and open to the public. However, regular admission applies to the museum/site tour.

Click here to read full article from CherokeePhoenix.org.

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