Tuscumbia Landing and the Indian Removal

by Lynn McMillen
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The Tennessee Valley Historical Society will have its Summer Quarterly Meeting on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheffield Public Library Conference Room, located at 316 North Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL.

Robert Thrower, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, will talk about “Tuscumbia Landing and the Indian Removal.”

The presentation will explore the causes of the Indian Removal (“Trail of Tears”), the role of Tuscumbia Landing during this period within the Sheffield/Tuscumbia area; the chronology of events and the compassionate response of the local people towards the victims of this tragic period of American history.

The meeting is free to the public and all are invited to attend.

Refreshments will be served at the program’s conclusion.

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