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Tag: Trail of Tears

Razorback Greenway Hike

This Razorback Greenway History Hike begins on the Fayetteville’s Frisco Trail at the Lafayette Street Overpass and follows the trail 1 mile south, ending at the intersection of the greenway with the Tsa-La-Gi Trail. The description was first… Read More

Cincinnati

Cincinnati was known as Silvia and Buzzard Roost in its early years but assumed the name of Cincinnati in 1857 possibly because of a nearby creek by that name. The first post office there was called Silvia in… Read More

Two Historical Programs about Cherokees in Washington County on Nov. 13

The Washington County Historical Society will host two events on Sunday, Nov. 13, about “Native American Presence in Washington County” with a major focus on the Cherokees. On Nov. 13, a guided tour of the early Cherokee sites… Read More