US Memorials and Monuments
Journey to America’s greatest national memorials and monuments. See the landmarks that capture America's most important moments and leaders.Filed under:
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
The Indian Removal Act of 1830 cast a long shadow on America. By 1837, 46,000 Native Americans had been removed from their homes in the southeastern US. Thousands died along the way from exposure to harsh winters, disease and starvation. Today, the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail runs through 9 states, including Village Creek State Park in Arkansas.
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You’ve heard of DC’s famous memorials around the National Mall. But the nation's capital has many others worth checking out, too. So ditch the guidebook and discover these overlooked DC memorials.
Take a trip to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC, to witness American patriotism and visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.