Join Missouri Humanities and the Lebanon-Laclede County Library for a special presentation as we unlock the latest science and rediscover the Trail of Tears. Dr. William Ambrose and Chris Dunn, with the Missouri Speakers Bureau, bring history to life in their program at the library--on Tuesday, March 21, at 6pm.
What role did early Missourians play in the Cherokee removal story? Is it a derisive story of racism, indifference, and greed? With funding from the MHC and the Trail of Tears Association, a great deal of new information has been uncovered. And a new story has developed. It is a story of care and effort extended by many of the earliest Missouri settlers and farmers to aid the Cherokees on their trek across frontier Missouri. Based on newly discovered documents from almost 200-year-old contemporaneous government records, and the newest GIS techniques this newly discovered
information comes to life.
There is no registration required for this event. If you have questions, please call (417)532-2148.