Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Traditional Stories of the Cherokee

Join us for Traditional Stories of the Cherokee hosted by Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Visit Hopkinsville
Monday, October 10, 2022 @ 6 PM
Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day on the sacred grounds where the Native Americans gathered during the Trail of Tears forced removal. Traditional Cherokee stories will be shared around the campfire area used during Native encampments. Trail of Tears Historian, Kristina Scott will wear traditional dress as she shares these stories passed down through generations. Bring a blanket or chair to listen to the stories and honor the Native American people on this day.
Cost: Free
Age Appropriate: All ages

Genealogy: An Evening of Native American Exploration

Join us for Genealogy: An evening of Native American Exploration hosted by the Trail of Tears Park and Hopkinsville Christian County Public Library.
September 22, 2022 @ 5 PM
Location: Heritage Center, Skyline Drive and HWY 41
“Exploring Hopkinsville’s Trail of Tears and Genealogy” Tour of Heritage Center, Cherokee grave sites, and tips on tracing Native American ancestry.
Cost: Free
Age appropriate: All