Georgia TOTA Chapter meeting is May 11 in Cartersville

BY STAFF REPORTS
04/12/2019 04:00 PM
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The May meeting of the Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 11 at the at the Bartow County Extension Office in Cartersville, Georgia.

Former Funk Heritage Museum Director, Dr. Joseph Kitchen, will talk about “The Native People of Georgia and Their History.” The meeting is free and open to the public. People need not have Native American ancestry to attend Georgia TOTA Chapter meetings, just an interest and desire to learn more about this tragic period in this country’s history.

The Trail of Tears Association was created to support the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail established by an act of Congress in 1987. The TOTA is dedicated to identifying and preserving sites associated with the removal of Native Americans from the southeastern United States. The Georgia TOTA chapter is one of nine state chapters representing the nine states that the Cherokee and other tribes traveled through on their way to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma).

The Bartow County Extension Office is located at 320 W. Cherokee Ave #112 in Cartersville. For more information about the May Georgia TOTA meeting, email Walter Knapp at walt@wjkwrites.com.

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