The annual Trail of Tears Ride will make its way through Madison on Saturday, September 15th.
Madison Police will have several roads blocked off to accommodate the event.
Madison Boulevard westbound from Shelton Road to Arlington Drive will be delayed from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Madison Boulevard westbound from Sullivan Street to County Line Road, and County Line Road northbound from Madison Blvd. to Highway 72 will be delayed from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
No cross traffic will be allowed while the roads are closed.
Residents are urged to avoid the area and find an alternate route. Other routes into Athens and Florence may be slowed or blocked as law enforcement deems necessary.
There will also be entertainment in the Olde Time Pottery Parking Lot:
Five Feathers Rally Friday, Sept. 14th - 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Location: Oldtime Pottery parking lot
Motorcycle Rodeo / American Indian MC
American Indian Drumming and Dancing
Food/Vendors/Leather/American Indian Arts and Crafts
Official Trail of Tears Merchandise
Free Concert Friday Sept. 14th at 6:00 PM
Free Concert Saturday Sept. 15th at 9:00 AM