Cherokee Trail of Tears’ Honor and Remember
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CAPTAIN BLY, an American bald eagle, was a crowd favorite in the Birds of Prey program  offered at the 175th Anniversary of the Cherokee Trail of Tears’ Honor and Remember event at Red Clay State Historic Park. The 13-pound, 27-year-old eagle will be at historic Red Clay State Park today, along with Jessie McNeel of Reelfoot Lake State Park. Re-enactors will demonstrate 18th and early 19th century southeastern life, featuring Cherokee and non-native settlers, sutlers and blanket traders. The 175th anniversary event will also include Cherokee foods, music, dancing, storytelling and demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a $5 donation fee per vehicle. Banner photo, DONNA KAYLOR
CAPTAIN BLY, an American bald eagle, was a crowd favorite in the Birds of Prey program offered at the 175th Anniversary of the Cherokee Trail of Tears’ Honor and Remember event at Red Clay State Historic Park. The 13-pound, 27-year-old eagle will be at historic Red Clay State Park today, along with Jessie McNeel of Reelfoot Lake State Park. Re-enactors will demonstrate 18th and early 19th century southeastern life, featuring Cherokee and non-native settlers, sutlers and blanket traders. The 175th anniversary event will also include Cherokee foods, music, dancing, storytelling and demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a $5 donation fee per vehicle. Banner photo, DONNA KAYLOR
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CAPTAIN BLY, an American bald eagle, was a crowd favorite in the Birds of Prey program offered at the 175th Anniversary of the Cherokee Trail of Tears’ Honor and Remember event at Red Clay State Historic Park. The 13-pound, 27-year-old eagle will be at historic Red Clay State Park today, along with Jessie McNeel of Reelfoot Lake State Park. Re-enactors will demonstrate 18th and early 19th century southeastern life, featuring Cherokee and non-native settlers, sutlers and blanket traders. The 175th anniversary event will also include Cherokee foods, music, dancing, storytelling and demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a $5 donation fee per vehicle.