S.578 - A bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Trail of Tears as a National Historic Trail.100th Congress (1987-1988)
Summary: S.578 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)
(Measure passed House, amended)
Passed House amended (12/01/1987)
Amends the National Trails System Act to include the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, the routes traveled by the Cherokee Nation through Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, as a part of the System. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to consider establishing interpretive sites near Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Fort Smith, Arkansas, Trail of Tears State Park, Missouri, and Tahlequah, Oklahoma.