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May 15, 2014 - Pea Ridge National Military Park

Woke up to sunshine! Finally an opportunity to go to Pea Ridge - site of one of the largest Civil War battles west of the Mississippi. In 1862 this battle saved Missouri for the Union. Thunder in the Ozarks , a movie shown in the Visitors Center, is a must see before driving the 7 mile, 10 stop road tour. Besides being a Civil War Battlefield, it is part of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. In 1987, the U.S government designated the primary land and water routes of the Cherokee "removal" as The Trail of Tears . At the first stop...

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