ToTA Conference and Symposium in Kentucky

By | January 12, 2022

At the 24th National Trail of Tears Association’s “Annual Conference and Symposium” in Paducah, Dr. Ambrose presented new research funded by MHC that has led to better understanding about what the U. S. government new about the predictable tragedy that would occur if the forced removal went forward.  The GIS information and mapping defining the Trail of Tears route through Missouri’s most difficult topography in Crawford County’s Courtois Hills region, placed the Cannon Detachment on Huzzah Creek in a winter storm.  The local farmers saved the detachment from disaster by providing supplies, food, and shelter. – BA