MEMBERS OF THE ALABAMA CHAPTER OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS ASSOCIATIOn will have a presentation July 23 as part of the Shoals Archaeological Stewardship Virtual Speaker Series.  The Alabama Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association is one of nine state chapters which have been chartered to assist the Trail of Tears Association with its many tasks.  Each chapter has its own board of directors, including officers. This body organizes the chapter for meetings, research, and activities. Activities of the Alabama Chapter include documenting sites relating to the Cherokee people and the Trail of Tears.  The live discussion can be viewed at the following link on this Friday at noon: 

This program is free and is part of the Thousand Eyes Program initiative to stop the looting of archaeological sites in the Shoals. It is sponsored by the City of Florence Department of Arts and Museums and the Tennessee Valley Authority.  Call 256-760-6427 for more information.