Experience a cave
hike into one of Alabama’s oldest attractions that is now
closed to the public. This cave was known as the Church of the Cherokee before
and during the Native American Removal and the Trail of Tears.
will visit the large public meeting room, the secret tribal elder’s room, and
the private Shaman (or priest) chambers where the drumming rock still sends
powerful messages throughout the chambers of this cave system. Signatures dating
back to the early 19th century include one of George Guess (which was
the English name of the creator of the Cherokee alphabet).
February 17, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
Fee: $15 per
For more information or to preregister, contact JSU Field Schools' Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the JSU Field Schools' website at
Pelham Road North