Ohio’s trail of tears: Author discusses Indian removal

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LIMA – Late in the fall of 1832, more than 800 American Indians were strung along 80 miles of rough, unforgiving trail, on their way to Missouri and Oklahoma after being forced from their native northwestern Ohio.

Thanks to a 176-year-old diary, Randall L. Buchman has been able to tell their story.

Sunday, the Defiance College professor emeritus spoke to the Allen County Historical Society about his 2007 book “A Sorrowful Journey.”

http://www.limaohio.com/news/buchman_33522___article.html/shelby_diary.html


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  1. When was Ohio’s Indian Removal rescinded?

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